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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
The Ship in Old Prints
Chatterton, E(dward). Keble. Old Ship Prints. Ldn. + N. Y., John Lane The Bodly Head + Dodd, Mead & Co. resp., no date. Large 8vo. XVIII, 182 pp., 5 ll. publisher’s advertisings. With
110 (15 color) illustrations from the MacPherson Collection
on 60 plts. + 2 text ills. Green orig. cloth with gilt stamped back and blind stamped front cover.
Chatterton’s standard work of 1927, here in generous typography on wide-margined heavy paper. – Title in blue + black. – Edges foxed, front fly-leaves and advertising leaves only slightly or quite weakly. Especially the back a little time-marked and faded.
Subdivided in The First Ship Prints – Shipping and Engraving – Art and Adventure – Prints and the Rise of Sea-Power – Mezzotint and Aquatint – Early 19th Century Ship Prints – Merchant Ship Prints – Prints of Fore-and-Aft Vessels – Index .
Offer no. 28,173 / EUR 245. (c. US$ 283.) + shipping