Original Sketches, Drawn and Engraved on Stone. Henry STRETTON.

Original Sketches, Drawn and Engraved on Stone.

London: Paul Gauci, 1860.

Folio, with ten tinted lithographs on thick paper; original red-brown cloth.

Quite scarce collection of rather attractive lithographed topographical views by a competent artist, privately published for subscribers.

Quite scarce collection of rather attractive lithographed topographical views by a competent artist, privately published for subscribers.

Scenes include the Chateau de Welden near Ghent, a fishing boat off Ostend, the Great Skerrid of Monmouthshire, Temple of Diana at Baia, a Brecknockshire bridge and the Wicklow county falls.

Of special interest is the detailed lithographic study of the French barque "Le Courrier" entering Ramsgate Harbour in distress. The album includes two other marine scenes including a brig run aground near the South Foreland.

Condition Report: A few spots but in generally good condition,, small repair to spine.

Price (AUD): $550.00

US$405.58   Other currencies

Ref: #3312987

Condition Report