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RUDOLPH ACKERMANN

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“CORNERSTONE OF ANY COLLECTION OF COLOR-PLATE BOOKS”

(ACKERMANN, Rudolph) (PUGIN, Augustus Charles and ROWLANDSON, Thomas) [PYNE, William Henry and COMBE, William]. The Microcosm of London. London, 1808-10. Three volumes.

First edition in book form, with most plates in the earliest states, of this splendid visual “treasure-house” of Regency London life, Ackermann’s first and most famous color-plate book, with three wood-engraved title pages, three copper-engraved dedication leaves and 104 magnificent hand-colored aquatint plates after Rowlandson and Pugin. A beautiful copy in full morocco-gilt by Frank Lawrence Embree. $16,500.

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WITH 24 SUPERB HAND-COLORED FOLIO ACKERMANN AQUATINTS OF SCENES ALONG THE RHINE, 1820

(ACKERMANN, Rudolph) GERNING, Baron Johann Isaac von. A Picturesque Tour Along the Rhine. London, 1820.

First edition, first issue, of one of Ackermann’s wonderful Picturesque Tours, beautifully illustrated with 24 hand-colored folio aquatints and large folding map. A lovely copy. $11,000.

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ACKERMANN’S HISTORY OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY, WITH 81 BEAUTIFUL HAND-COLORED AQUATINTS

(ACKERMANN, Rudolf and COMBE, William). History of the Abbey Church. London, 1812. Two volumes.

First edition of this splendid history of Westminster Abbey, two superb folio volumes with 81 magnificent hand-colored architectural plates in aquatint, splendidly bound by Bayntun. $8200.

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“PERFECTION OF ROMANTIC LANDSCAPE”

(ACKERMANN, Rudolph) (ENGLAND—LAKE DISTRICT) FIELDING, Theodore Henry Adolphus and WALTON, James. Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes. London, 1821.

First edition of this wonderful visual record of the Lake District, one of only 850 copies, splendidly illustrated with aquatint vignette title page and 48 hand-colored aquatints of remarkable English scenery, including the Yewdale Crags, Windermere, Deepdale and Kirkstone. $3200.

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