WETZEL, Johann Jakob.
Voyage Pittoresque au Lac de Come.
- Zurich: Chez Orell Fussli, 1822.
- Not in Abbey, Bobins 604 & 505.
Folio, 15 hand coloured aquatint plates, fresh marbled boards, over fresh maroon half leather boards. Spine rubbed, title in gilt to spine, fresh endpapers. Bookplates of 'Norman R Bobins' & 'Guido Bertero' to front pastedown. Each plate is accompanied by a leaf of French text and a tissue guard. Rebinding and restoration work on this book was carried out by Ron Norman of Hartlepool (Ronnorn@aol.com)
Coloured plates in order:
6. Sur la Hauteur de Menaggio vers Lecco.
7. Villa Melzi et Bellaggio.
8. Villa Somariva vis a vis Bellaggio.
9. Villa Serbelloni.
10. Isola St. Giovanni.
11. Villa Pliniana.
12. Le Faubourg de Vico a Come.
13. Palazzo al Ulmo vers Torno.