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Gems for the Drawing Room - Fruit and Flowers - Books 1 and 2 by  J.W.N  Paul & BAYLEY - First Edition - 1852 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 1105)

Gems for the Drawing Room - Fruit and Flowers - Books 1 and 2

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Gems for the Drawing Room - Fruit and Flowers - Books 1 and 2

by JERRARD, Paul & BAYLEY, J.W.N

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London: Paul Jerrard, 1852. First Edition. Mid-nineteenth century opulence: two elaborate Victorian plate books with plates of fruit and flowers complimenting verse, fully printed in gilt. Two folios in original cloth with large colour card onlay on front board and gilt floral motif on rear, 24 full-page chromolithographic plates each facing a matching gilt printed poem; cloth mildly browned in book 1, binding rubbed and mild preliminary foxing in book 2, a very good set with beautiful clean plates.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
1105
Title
Gems for the Drawing Room - Fruit and Flowers - Books 1 and 2
Author
JERRARD, Paul & BAYLEY, J.W.N
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Paul Jerrard
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1852
Keywords
DEALER-VBF Victorian Fruit Flowers Decorative Art Poetry Wedding GIft Table Settings Decadance Opulence Feast Beauty Nineteenth Century 19thC
Bookseller catalogs
Art; Natural History Illustration; Culinary;
Vbf_category
10108

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