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Creator:
Stapfer, Philipp Albert, 1766-1840.
Title:
Voyage pittoresque de l'Oberland, ou, Description de vues prises dans l'Oberland, district du canton de Berne : accompagnée de notices historiques et topographiques : avec quinze planches coloriées; et une carte itinéraire.
Alternate Title(s):
Voyage pittoresque de l'Oberland
Description de vues prises dans l'Oberland, district du canton de Berne
Published/Created:
A Paris : Chez Treuttel et Würtz, Rue de Lille, no. 17; et à Strasbourg, même Maison de Commerce, MDCCCXII [1812]
Physical Description:
[8], 90, [2] p., [16] leaves of plates : ill., map ; 35 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DQ407.6 V69 1812+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Attributed to Philipp Albert Stapfer. Cf. Brunet.
British Art Center copy has 16 leaves of plates. The map is engraved; the remaining 15 plates are colored aquatints. British Art Center copy has, tipped in and on smaller paper, a variant etched (and uncolored) state of each of the final 14 plates. Many of the etchings are signed: S. Weibel fecit [i.e. Jakob Samuel Weibel]. Some of the signings are dates 1792 or 1793.
"De l'Imprimerie de Crapelet"--Verso of half-title.
Brunet, v. 5, 1379
BAC: British Art Center copy has bookplate of James Frothingham Hunnewell. Unopened. Bound in quarter cloth.
Subject Terms:
Alps, Swiss (Switzerland) -- Description and travel.
Bern (Switzerland : Canton) -- Description and travel.
Bernese Alps (Switzerland) -- Description and travel.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1812.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1812.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham -- Bookplate.
Mountains -- Switzerland.
Switzerland -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1812.
Contributors:
Weibel, Jakob Samuel, 1771-1846, ill.
Crapelet, Georges Adrien, 1789-1842, printer.
Treuttel et Würtz, publisher.
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