Lot 15 of 364:
Doré, Eighteen plates from London: A Pilgrimage  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Eighteen plates from London: A Pilgrimage
Author:
Doré, Gustave
Place:
[London]
Publisher:
[Grant & Co.]
Date:
[1872]
Description:

18 wood engraved plates, 6 of which are matted. Plates: 23.5x18.5 cm (9¼x7¼"); sheets: 40.5x31cm (16x12"). 

18 of the 52 plates from the celebrated book by Dore and Blanchard Jerrold. "Doré’s devastating realization of the contrast of wealth and poverty in a modern metropolis makes "London" one of the great illustrated books of the world.” - Ray. “

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General light wear with some toning and occasional foxing, mostly to margins; all plates very good.
 
Item number:
294477
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