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OEUVRE DE GEOFROI MIND de Berne receuilli de différens Cabinets particuliers et publié par J.P.… by  J.P. (edits) Gottfried Mind (1768-1814) Lamy - Hardcover - 1816 approx (no date given) - from Abbey Antiquarian Books (SKU: V68609)

OEUVRE DE GEOFROI MIND de Berne receuilli de différens Cabinets particuliers et publié par J.P. Lamy, Editeur d'Arts à Berne et Bâle. Livraison accompagnée d'une Notice historique er biographique du Peintre

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OEUVRE DE GEOFROI MIND de Berne receuilli de différens Cabinets particuliers et publié par J.P. Lamy, Editeur d'Arts à Berne et Bâle. Livraison accompagnée d'une Notice historique er biographique du Peintre

by Lamy, J.P. (edits) Gottfried Mind (1768-1814)

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Berne, Basle & Lausanne: J.P. Lamy, 1816 approx (no date given). Hardcover. Good+. Hand-coloured aquatints (12) of children by Geofroi Mind engr. by [Ernst] Rauch mounted on printed titled brown art paper all but one with diamond or oval embossed blindstamp L.(Lamy) or JPL. Oblong quarto red roan with green diamond shaped onlay gilt, titled JEUX D'ENFANTS DE MIND, later red cloth slip case (spine, corners & some parts of rear board repaired with leather & near matching gilt edge tooling) recased with new endpapers & large engraved label of Lamy laid down on older Free EP. Titlepage with stipple engraved vignette of Mind and his cat at work +[2]pp Foreword +[6]pp Life of Mind +12 plates mounted within rules with "Jeu d'Enfants Bernois, Mind del. & Rauch sc." on each and owner of the original picture on most. *This collection of 12 aquatints is the most charming of four published by Lamy and identical to the 3rd MIND-3 in the Helvetic Archives Gugelmann collection. They are: 1) Two boys and sled, no owner listed (black edge smudged into part of white of picture); 2) Girl riding on a boy with whip, Mr. Sigmond Wagner; 3) Four boys playing soldiers, owner as 2 (black edge smudged into mount only away from picture); 4) Boy riding goat, owner as 2 (outer edge of brown mount has minor tissue adhesion); 5) Line of 8 children, Comte Uxbridge; 6) Eleven children passing under a bridge made by 4 girls holding cloth, owner as 6; 7) Six sitting children pulled up by another & one watching, owner as 6 (small break-through at embossed stamp); 8) See-saw (Schaukeln), owner as 6 (only one without blindstamp); 9) Game of marbles, owner as 6 (2 corners torn where glued down without loss); 10) Whipping-tops with 9 children & dog (Kreiselspiel), owner as 6 (some light finger marks on white area 2cm old tear repaired without loss); 11) Girl in middle of circle, owner as 6 (sl. Crooked ?replaced on mount); 12) Ten children playing King of the Castle, Mr. J.J. Bacofen. Scarce complete set as published by Lamy in this collection, charming Berner Trachten, lively scenes of play.

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V68609
Title
OEUVRE DE GEOFROI MIND de Berne receuilli de différens Cabinets particuliers et publié par J.P. Lamy, Editeur d'Arts à Berne et Bâle. Livraison accompagnée d'une Notice historique er biographique du Peintre
Author
Lamy, J.P. (edits) Gottfried Mind (1768-1814)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J.P. Lamy
Place of Publication
Berne, Basle & Lausanne
Date Published
1816 approx (no date given)
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