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Lott, Lewis
COLLECTION Of BEAUTIFUL MINIATURES Reproduced in Facsimile from Original Paintings Chiefly of the 14th and 15th Centuries .
(n. d.), Vienna, 1860. Engraved title page. 1 page of text: List of Contents. 70 chromolithographed images, one per leaf recto, with imprint of 'Chromo-Typographic & Kunstverlag von Ludwig Lott', replicating those "from the period when the great Masters of Miniature Painting flourished, and whose works are now preserved in the celebrated Ecclesiastical and public Libraries of Germany, where they are seen and admired by multitudes." 8-3/4" x 6-1/8" Binding professionally refurbished, with front joint strengthened. Few odd spots of foxing. Withal, a pleasing VG+ copy. Deep brown full calf binding with elaborate blindstamping to spine & boards, with gilt dentelles & marbled paper eps. AEG 1st Edition in English (indicated), ca 1860s. OCLC records just 6 holding institutions of this edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
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