Freeman's Auction
(Antiquarianism) 3 Vols. Reiss, Johann Wilhelm; Stuebel, Alphonse. The Necropolis of Ancon in Peru. Berlin: A. Asher, 1880-1887. Folio, modern buckram. With 141 lithographic plates (132 colored, 1 tinted, 8 plain). Some dust smudging and small tears to title pages and half titles, a few small tears and minor repairs to a few text and explanatory leaves, plates lightly and evenly toned, plates occasionally dust smudged at edges, dust smudged "halo" encompassing images on several plates. Ex-library: perforated and ink stamps on title pages, ink stamps on half titles and a few preliminary leaves in each volume, ink stamp on verso of last plate in volume 1 and verso of last 2 plates in volume 3, and on the verso of a few explanatory leaves. Images and plate margins free of library markings.

Palau 256818.

Estimate $2,500-4,000


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Sold for $1,875 (buyer's premium included)