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THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH 1915 Biography Extra Illustrated w/ 18th Century Engravings
John Murray, 1915. Near FINE. Occasional light foxing and a light uneven sun line on one volume. Bindings and plates generally fabulous. THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH 1915 Biography Extra Illustrated w/ 18th Century Engravings THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH 1915 Biography Extra Illustrated w/ 18th Century Engravings ORIGINAL WORK TITLE: Thomas Gainsborough ORIGINAL AUTHOR: William T. Whitley ORIGINAL PUBLISHER: John Murray, London ORIGINAL WORK PUBLICATION DATE: 1915 ORIGINAL BOOK DESCRIPTION: Single volume, 23 cm, blue cloth. xviii, 417 p. 24 plates, photogravure or offset from photographs by Emery Walker, Ltd. GRANGERIZER: Unknown. NEW BINDING COVERS: The London bindery of W. T. Morrell [ink-stamped on verso of the front flyleaf], Full polished tan calf. Spine with 5 bands, gilt tooled with red and black morocco titles. Ruled gilt covers. Inside dentelles. Renewed endpapers in grey. NEW BINDING PAGINATION: Two volumes, [1] xviii, 204; [1]205-417 [24]. Each with NEW bespoke title pages in red and black with original publisher information, and no indication of responsible collector. Original title page retained. 24 original photogravure plates all relocated to end of Volume 2. CONDITION: Near FINE. Covers FINE and fabulous, sharp corners, full erect caps, minor imperfections apparent at an angle or close inspection including a faint sun line on back of Vol. 2 only. Pages and plates have light, occasional foxing. Edges foxed. Light pencilings from binders or researchers in first fly pages. NEW PLATES: At our count, there are 88 new plates bound in the two volumes. A preliminary hand list of sub … [Click Below for Full Description]
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