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Auction archive: Lot number 143

Pattern & Decoration, 5 books R. Scott

Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$264 - US$397
Price realised:
£20,000
ca. US$26,478
Auction archive: Lot number 143

Pattern & Decoration, 5 books R. Scott

Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$264 - US$397
Price realised:
£20,000
ca. US$26,478
Beschreibung:

Pattern & Decoration, 5 books R. Scott - Brook & Co., and others 14 sheets, laid-down onto card with some loss, showing designs for bookbinding, engraving and stamping tools, several marked with prices; Cellini, Benvenuto The Treatises... on Goldsmithing and Sculpture. London: Edward Arnold, 1898. 4to, number 83 of 600 copies, green cloth with paper label to spine; Silvestre & Girault Alphabet-Album... Paris: J. Techener, 1843. Folio, lacking plate 43, contemporary black morocco gilt, foxed and worn with ownership initials to many plates, upper part of spine detached, rubbed; [Pettus, John. Fleta Minor: the laws of art and nature, in knowing, judging, assaying, fining, refining and inlarging the bodies of confin'd metals, London, 1683?] Folio, portrait, lacking initial gathering including title-page, e1 lacking, lacking lower cover, upper cover detached, dampstained; Knight & Rumley [Heraldic Illustrations Specimen Crests & Fancy Gems, 1870?] 4to, 77 plates, all text lacking or defective, soiled, original cloth, spine lacking, covers detached (5)

Auction archive: Lot number 143
Auction:
Datum:
11 Oct 2017
Auction house:
Lyon & Turnbull
33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3RR
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)131 5578844
Beschreibung:

Pattern & Decoration, 5 books R. Scott - Brook & Co., and others 14 sheets, laid-down onto card with some loss, showing designs for bookbinding, engraving and stamping tools, several marked with prices; Cellini, Benvenuto The Treatises... on Goldsmithing and Sculpture. London: Edward Arnold, 1898. 4to, number 83 of 600 copies, green cloth with paper label to spine; Silvestre & Girault Alphabet-Album... Paris: J. Techener, 1843. Folio, lacking plate 43, contemporary black morocco gilt, foxed and worn with ownership initials to many plates, upper part of spine detached, rubbed; [Pettus, John. Fleta Minor: the laws of art and nature, in knowing, judging, assaying, fining, refining and inlarging the bodies of confin'd metals, London, 1683?] Folio, portrait, lacking initial gathering including title-page, e1 lacking, lacking lower cover, upper cover detached, dampstained; Knight & Rumley [Heraldic Illustrations Specimen Crests & Fancy Gems, 1870?] 4to, 77 plates, all text lacking or defective, soiled, original cloth, spine lacking, covers detached (5)

Auction archive: Lot number 143
Auction:
Datum:
11 Oct 2017
Auction house:
Lyon & Turnbull
33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3RR
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)131 5578844
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