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Lot nr:45
Book nr:33600
Author:LIÈVRE, Édouard
Title:Works of Art in the Collections of England
Town:London
Publisher:Holloway and son
Year:(1873)
Description:In-folio (52 x 36 cm), ill. with 50 etched plates (of enamel, bronze, brass, porcelain, jade, ivory, turquoise ... objects). Limited edition of 500 copies. Foxing on some lvs. With a list of subscribers. Bound in 3/4 morocco, top edge gilt
Note:"The objects of art selected for representation are from many of our most famous collections, including those of Her Majesty, Sir Richard Wallace, Sir Dudley Marjoribanks, Barons Lionel and Anthony de Rothschild, and the British and South Kensington Museums. The examples have been chosen with judgment, and what with the exquisite beauty of the original objects, and the wondrous accuracy and art of their reproduction on paper, this rare portfolio is well worthy of a place among the chief treasures of any art library, public or private."
Price:€160 - €240
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