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Capetown and the Cape of Good Hope, Five Framed Views.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1308
Sold for:
$160$130

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Capetown and the Cape of Good Hope, Five Framed Views. Including two folding colored lithographic plates taken from William J. Burchell's Travels in the Interior of South Africa, London: Longman, et al., 1822; plate one, A View of cape Town, Table Bay, & Tygerberg, and plate eight, A View of Klaarwater looking towards the North-east; Le Cap de Bonne Esperance, Paris: Chereau, [18th century] hand-colored engraving; Cape of Good Hope: an American trader, Danish trader, Country trader, Arniston East Indiaman. Rattle Snake sloop, drawn on the spot by C. Thomas of the Ceres, engraved by S. Rawle, London, [18th century] hand-colored engraving; and Kowie, looking Seaward, after T.W. Bowler, F. Jones lithographer, London: Day & Son, 1864, hand-colored lithograph, various sizes, each framed.
Estimate $250-350

One frame was broken in transit.


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Keywords

F. Jones, William J. Burchell, Arniston, East Indiaman, Tygerberg, cape Town, Capetown, London, Paris, South Africa

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