SELB, August; August Tischbein

Memorie di un viaggio pittorico ne littorale Austriaco.

£9,500

Memorie di un viaggio pittorico ne littorale Austriaco.

Trieste, For the authors, 1842

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Description

Fine, fresh example of the first edition, with English aristocratic provenance.

A rare series of views of Trieste and the coastline of the Istrian peninsula, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. August Tischbein exhibited in Vienna between 1842 and 1867 and was known as a painter of landscapes, architecture and genre; all are represented here. August Selb( 1812-1859) was born in Munich, studied under his father, the artist and lithographer Josef, and at the Munich academy.

Description

Folio (58.5 x 44 cm). Lithographed title, frontispiece, map and 42 plates lithographed by Kunz, Linassi and Selb, after Selb and Tischbein; some mostly marginal spotting, this more pronounced in the title. Contemporary moiré cloth binding, the upper cover with a large green morocco label lettered in gilt, brown coated endpapers, some wear at the spine ends, extremities rubbed, front hinge starting, endpapers creased.

Provenance: Emily, Marchioness of Lansdowne (1819-1895).

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Stock ID: 89399