Lot 91 of 168:
With original mounted photographs of Portugal, 1871-74  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Panorama Photographico de Portugal

Author:
Castro, Augusto Mendes Simões de

Place:
Coimbra, Portugal

Publisher:
Typographia do Paiz

Date:
1871-1874

Description:

4 volumes. [4], 140; [4], 116; [4], 96; [4], 96 pp. With 47 (of 48) mounted albumen photogaphs. (8vo) 23.3x15 cm (9¼x6"), period quarter roan & marbled boards, spines tooled & lettered in gilt.

Rare photographically-illustrated work capturing the important cultural center in Portugal, and the surrounding region. OCLC lists six copies, not all of them complete. The present copy lacks the photograph that should face p.77 in Vol. II, though the mount with the caption ("Ruinas do antigo mosteiro de Santa Clara..." is present. Provenance: Swann Galleries, 1981.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some rubbing and extremity wear to bindings, Vol. II spine head chipped; fading to some of the images, occasional creasing to mounts, 2 images with corners chipped; overall very good.


 
Item number:
310216
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