Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Torch')

 
  Lot 61
 

61

A VERY FINE WATERCOLOUR ALBUM DETAILING...

A VERY FINE WATERCOLOUR ALBUM DETAILING DIFFERENT SHIP TYPES OF THE FRENCH NAVY, 1805
signed and entitled on frontispiece A[ma]dée Le Bel / Recueil de Vaisseux de differentes Grandeurs... and dated 1805. V.S. Ans 14em de la Repub., laid paper comprising a fine title consisting of naval appurtenances in various colours, 26 pages adorned with 59 finely drawn, captioned and coloured mainly French with some English naval vessels of varied sizes, dimensions table and compass rose end paper, contemporary boards -- 10¾ x 8½in. (27.3 x 21.5cm.)

Estimated at £6,000 - £8,000


Condition Report
top forecorners slightly damaged throughout but without affecting watercolours

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
A VERY FINE WATERCOLOUR ALBUM DETAILING DIFFERENT SHIP TYPES OF THE FRENCH NAVY, 1805
signed and entitled on frontispiece A[ma]dée Le Bel / Recueil de Vaisseux de differentes Grandeurs... and dated 1805. V.S. Ans 14em de la Repub., laid paper comprising a fine title consisting of naval appurtenances in various colours, 26 pages adorned with 59 finely drawn, captioned and coloured mainly French with some English naval vessels of varied sizes, dimensions table and compass rose end paper, contemporary boards -- 10¾ x 8½in. (27.3 x 21.5cm.)