OUSELEY (WILLIAM) Views in South America from original drawings made in Brazil, The River Plate, The Parana &c

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Lot 221
OUSELEY (WILLIAM)
Views in South America from original drawings made in Brazil, The River Plate, The Parana &c

Sold for £ 20,400 (US$ 25,579) inc. premium
OUSELEY (WILLIAM)
Views in South America from original drawings made in Brazil, The River Plate, The Parana &c, first edition, 26 hand-coloured lithographed plates by J. Needham after Ouseley, uncoloured lithographed plan of the Obligado after Sullivan, some spotting, plate 20 torn and repaired just encroaching on image, 4 plates with minor repairs to corners, modern vellum gilt, preserved in solander box [Borba de Moraes, p.642; Sabin 57947], folio, Thomas McLean, [1852]

Footnotes

  • "This rare and valued album contains very picturesque lithographs [by Ouseley]... who made great contributions to Brazil and the Rio de Plata region" (Borba de Moraes). The fine views (including views of Bahia, Buenos Aires, and Rio de Janeiro) were selected for publication by Queen Victoria, from Ouseley's original watercolours, which he had brought back to England having served for several years as a diplomat in South America. See illustration on preceding page.
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