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The Pencil Of Nature

Artwork:
The Pencil Of Nature
Size:
various sizes to 15.9 x 21.6 cm
Edition Size :
n/a
Medium :
The complete set of six fascicles illustrated with 24 salt prints, 21 prints on mounts with hand-ruled borders, 20 numbered in an unidentified hand in pencil or ink on the mount, 3 loose; plate 1 a variant, circa 1846, and plate 2 a substitute. 4to, grey linen-backed boards
Creation Year:
1846
Category :
Photography
Artwork Details :
London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1844-46

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2018-04-10
Event :
Lot Number :
214
Low Estimate :
$150,000[+47%]*
High Estimate :
$250,000[-12%]*
Hammer Price :
$220,000
Sold For :
$275,000*
Notes :
Ink title on spine, inscribed 'Herbert Lambert from M. T. Talbot, August 1921' and 'N. D. Larkin. 1959.' in ink on the title, five-line 'Notice to the Reader' inserted behind the front end paper, a modern print of Window at Lacock Abbey tipped to the front free end paper. Bound without printed wrappers.