Lot 169 of 302:
Color plates of tropical scenes & palm trees   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$216
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Palm Tree

Author:
Moody, S.

Place:
London

Publisher:
T. Nelson & Sons

Date:
1964

Description:

[3]-448 pp. With 6 color plates. 17.7x11 cm (7x4¼"), original cloth stamped in gilt. 

Notable for the richly colored plates. Though not so identified, they seem to made using the process of printing in oil colors developed by George Baxter - he licensed his patented technique to others, and in 1860 financial circumstances forced him to sell most of his equipment, so the process spread. Evidence of removed library label on spine, pocket on rear pastedown. Bookplate of Reuben Rice on front pastedown, his ownership signature on back of the frontispiece.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine faded, wear at extremities; overall very good.


 
Item number:
301829
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