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The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860 in 2 Volumes by  Litt. D George C Williamson - First edition 1st printing - 1904 - from Kabi Rare Books (SKU: 28)

The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860 in 2 Volumes

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The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860 in 2 Volumes: Small printing of 520 copies

by George C Williamson, Litt. D

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/no dj
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London: George Bell and Sons, 1904. First edition, small printing of 520 copies of which 510 were for sale. White linen cloth hardcovers with gilt decorative illustrations on covers and spine. Folio- 15.5" x 12". unsigned. A rare art history reference written by George C Williamson. Hundreds of excellent, full page engravings throughout protected by tissue guards. Printed on thick, fine paper and bound with deckled edges. Published in 1904 by George Bell and Sons. White cloth binding with gilt lettering. In very Good+ condition- Some scuffs and dirt on cloth covers and spines. Light foxing spots here and there. Naturally rippled edges. Unmarked copies and binding is tight and intact. Folio sized. See additional images at www.KabiBooks.com

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Bookseller
Kabi Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
28
Title
The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860 in 2 Volumes
Author
George C Williamson, Litt. D
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
no dj
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition 1st printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Bell and Sons
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1904
Bookseller catalogs
History; Art Reference;
Size
Folio
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About Kabi Rare Books

Founded in Brooklyn and now located in Rutland, Vermont. At Kabi Books, we buy and sell out of print, rare, unique and limited edition works on paper. We offer appraisal services and can seek out specific books by request.

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