Lot 103 of 446:
A further collection of engraved portraits, 1894  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Collection of Engraved Portraits (further selection); Exhibited by the Late James Anderson Rose, at the Opening of the New Library and Museum of the Corporation of London, November 1872

Author:
Rose, James Anderson, compiler

Place:
London

Publisher:
Marcus Ward & Co.

Date:
1894

Description:

2 volume. xii, 168; 169-366 pp. With 103 photographs of engraved portraits. (4to) 27.8x23 cm (11x9"), period vellum-backed boards. First Edition. One of only 100 sets printed.

An early exhibition catalog using photography to present a collection. The 103 photographs in this set complement the 100 photos of other eminent personages contained in the 1874 volume. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some soiling and darkening to vellum, paper spine labels rubbed affecting titles somewhat, a few stains and some soiling to covers; endpapers toned, occasional foxing spots; photographs very good or better; overall very good.


 
Item number:
312802
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