Lot 87: M'LEOD, JOHN. VOYAGE DU CAPITAINE MAXWELL. 1818
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
November 7, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (215 x 130mm.), frontispiece portrait of Captain Murray Maxwell, 4 engraved plates, red half morocco backed boards, spine tooled in gilt, crowned monogram "M.L." of MARIE LOUISE, DUCHESS OF PARMA to covers, scattered spotting, minor repairs, somewhat rubbed
Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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Provenance: Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, second wife of Napoleon (1791-1847), crowned cipher on covers
Literature: Cordier, Sinica 2108
Saleroom Notice: Please note the crowned monogram on the binding is that of Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791-1847), second wife of Napoleon.