German Scenery From Drawings made in 1820, By Captain Batty, of the Grenadier Guards, F.R.S. Captain Robert Batty.

German Scenery From Drawings made in 1820, By Captain Batty, of the Grenadier Guards, F.R.S.

London: Rodwell & Martin, 1825. First edition. board_book. Unpaginated. 27 1/2 x 18 1/2 cm. Sixty-two steel plates (with tissue guards), including vignette title and frontispiece, engraved by Heath, Owen, Lacey et al. Plate Index . Bound without letterpress title. Each plate described in English (recto) and French (verso). Batty served with the Grenadier Guards in the campaign of the Western Pyrenees, and at Waterloo. "He was an artist of considerable merit (he published view books of French, German and Welsh Scenery and Scenery of the Rhine, Belgium, and Holland) .....all of which have been much esteemed." [see: BRYAN, Vol.I, p.95]. Moderate toning to first few leaves, plates and text generally bright and clean, slight extremity rubbing, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt. Contemporary half red morocco and marbled boards. Aeg. Near Fine. Item #18464

Price: $900.00

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