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

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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

Rose, James Anderson, compiler


Marcus Ward & Co.



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

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.

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