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Decorations Polychromes 140 plates  

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Decorations Polychromes

Ewald, Ernest


Ernest Wasmuth



2 volumes. With a total of 140 color plates. Each volume with title and contents sheets. Plates and text sheets loose inside 2 portfolios. 49x33 cm (19x12"), cloth-backed decorative boards, ribbon ties. 

Complete in 2 volumes, with all the wonderful plates present. Ex libris of the Library of the S. and G. Gump Company of San Francisco, with pockets on the inside front boards, ink stamp to title sheets and backsides of plates. Scarce.

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Lot Amendments

Good amount of wear and soiling to boards, and cloth, vol. 2 with top board detached but present, spine strip torn at middle; toning to title sheets, plates with toning to edges, some light soiling to margins, colors bright; contents very good.

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