Illustration: Painted illustrations by E. Harrison Compton.
Seller ID 006853
Covering the Tyrol regions of Austria and Northern Italy, renown for its beautiful Alpine valleys and villages. 24 full-page color illustrations, with the celebrated eagle map of Tyrol reproduced in black and white.
Blue cloth covered boards with a symmetrical design and stamped gilt titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bump to lower/middle spine. Some foxing to preliminaries. Tissue-guard of frontispiece. is darkened.
E. Harrison Compton, a Bavarian painter of English descent, was a Alpine "bergmaller" working in both oils and watercolour. His artwork was exhibited at galleries in Munich and Berlin, and also in England at the Royal Academy.