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Edmund Ollier
1870 Dore Gallery Gilt Leather Bound Book W/250 Engravings Edmund Ollier London
London/New York: Cassell,Petter & Galpin, 1870. Condition: Very good. When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay.1870 Dore Gallery Gilt Leather Bound Book W/250 Engravings Edmund Ollier London This product data sheet is originally written in English. AN ORIGINAL DORE!!!..This is not a restrike or copy. ***This is an authentic Dore!!! I would hate to ruin a rare book inorder to sell the engravings individually*** An original 1870 Gustave Dore ornate leather bound book with gold gilt trim titled "Dore Gallery. It is a compilation of the best of Dore's illustrations from the Bible, Milton's Paradise Lost, Dante's Inferno & Purgatory, Cervantes' Don Quixote, Fairy Realm, Atala, La Fontaine's Fables and Baron Munchausen, among others. It contains 250 beautiful original illustrated engravings. The plate engravings are absolutely stunning. The book is in good condition other than the front cover binding separating which can be easily repaired professionally or at home. The book weighs approximately 20-25 pounds and measures approximately 15.5 X 4.5 X 12.5 inches. Gustave Dore was a prolific engraver, artist, illustrator, and sculptor, working primarily as a wood and steel engraver. He produced over 100,000 sketches in his lifetime, and lived to be 50 years old, averaging 6 sketches per day for each day he lived. Even though he was an untrained, self-taught artist, who never used a live model, and who could not sketch from nature, his work is considered some of the most important in the entire engraving ar … [Click Below for Full Description]
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