Views in the Seven Ionian Islands,
Drawn from Nature, & on Stone. London, December 1st, 1863.Oldham: Hugh Broadbent, 1979 Stock Code: 147630
Limited facsimile edition, number 777 of 1,000 copies, faithfully reproducing the 1863 original.
Views in the Seven Ionian Islands is described by Lear's biographer Peter Levi as "the finest of Edward Lear's productions as a traveller... because its lithographs are of such beauty and done with such care... it marks a high point in his career" (Edward Lear: A Biography, 2013, p. xxiii).
Folio. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Housed in original card box.
Vignette title page and 20 full page plates.
Light bump at foot of spine, slight splitting along box joints, a near-fine copy.
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