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    Album of Hand-Colored Views of
    France, Italy, and Switzerland

    [Laurent Deroy, and others, illustrators. Album of Forty-Eight Hand-Colored Views of France, Italy, and Switzerland. N.p.: n.d., ca. 1840s].
    Oblong folio. Forty-eight hand-colored mounted views, many unsigned, some lithographed by Deroy and printed by Lemercier, including "Paris / Place de la Concorde prise du Palais Législatif;" "Paris / Arc de triomphe du Carrousel et Palais des Tuilleries / 27;" "Chamouny, / Hôtel Royal et de l'Union;" "Chamouny" from "Vues de Savoie;" "La Cabane sur le Grand Meulet / au Mont Blanc" and "Ascension du Mont Blanc" from "Vues de Suisse;" views in Italy, including "Costume della Misericordia di Firenze" [G. Barducci], "Vue prise de Pausilippe / Vedute presa da Posilipo," "St. François de Paule / So. Francesco di Paola," "St. Lucie / Sa. Lucia," "Vue Générale prise des Carmes / Veduta Generale presa dal Carmine," "Ruines du temple de venus à Bayes / Rovine del tempio di Venere à Baja," "Grotte de Pausilippe / Grotta di Posilipo;" and fifteen beautiful original watercolor (?) views of Switzerland, with captions written by hand, including "Sion," "La Jungfrau," "Sallenches," "Pont du diable," "Chute du Rhine," "Hospice du Gd St Bernard [Grand-Saint-Bernard]," "Le Giesbach," "Chillon," "Interlaken," Glacier de Grindelwald," "Col de Balme," and "La tête Noire." And " Chamonie," " Mer de Glace," and " Le Righi."
    Bound in burgundy hard-grained morocco with decoratively embossed covers.



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