SAUVAN, JEAN BAPTISTE BALTHAZAR.  A Picturesque Tour of the Seine From Paris to the Sea....  L: 1821.  3/4 morocco.  Edition of 50, large paper copy, uncut, original wrappers bound in at rear.
Lot 5127
SAUVAN, [JEAN BAPTISTE BALTHAZAR]. B.1780. Picturesque Tour of the Seine, From Paris to the Sea.... London: R. Ackermann, 1821.
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SAUVAN, [JEAN BAPTISTE BALTHAZAR]. B.1780.
Picturesque Tour of the Seine, From Paris to the Sea.... London: R. Ackermann, 1821.
Folio (418 x 313 mm). [x], 177 pp. Hand-colored vignette title and tailpiece, hand-colored map, and 24 hand-colored aquatint plates. Half morocco, raised bands, gilt spine titles, original wrappers bound in at rear. Some foxing and browning to bound-in wrappers, boards rubbed, wear to extremities, spine sunned, however plates clean and bright.

FIRST EDITION, ONE OF FIFTY LARGE PAPER COPIES. The present copy testifies to Tooley's comment that "large-paper copies have remarkably brilliant impressions of the plates and are greatly superior to small-paper copies." Abbey Travel 90; Tooley 445.
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