Swiss Scenery From Drawings By Major Cockburn
Cockburn, Major-General James Patterson
Price: 995.00 USD
London: Rodwell & Martin, 1820. Unpaginated. 27 1/2 x 18 1/2 cm. Sixty steel plates engraved by Heath, Owen, Lacey, et al (with tissue guards), including vignette title and frontispiece. Plate Index. Bound without letterpress title. Each plate described in English (recto) and French (verso). "Cockburn, an officer of the Artillery is the author of several books of travel which he illustrated." [see: BRYAN, Vol.I, p.308]. Moderate toning to first few leaves, plates and text generally bright and clean, slight extremity rubbing, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt. First edition. Contemporary half red morocco and marbled boards. Aeg. Near Fine.