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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$156
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
Tam O' Shanter

Author:
Burns, Robert

Place:
New York

Publisher:
W. J. Widdleton

Date:
1868

Description:
[2], 20 (leaf) pp. + plates. Illustrated with 8 mounted woodburytypes (or carbon prints?) from photographs by Alexander Gardner of paintings and engravings by E. H. Miller. 10½x8¼, bound in full period calf, gilt decorated lettering on the front cover, spine tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. First Alexander Gardner Illustrated Edition. Noteworthy for the early use of photomechanical printing in book illustrations.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing chiefly to spine and edges, corners bumped, spine ends chipped, minor soiling; offsetting to pages from mounted plates, occasional light foxing; plates still bright and fairly intact; about very good overall.


 
Item number:
121286
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