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Auction archive: Lot number 309

Portraits, Memoirs, And Characters, Of Remarkable Persons, From The Revolution in 1688 To The End Of The Reign Of George II.

Estimate
US$500 - US$800
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 309

Portraits, Memoirs, And Characters, Of Remarkable Persons, From The Revolution in 1688 To The End Of The Reign Of George II.

Estimate
US$500 - US$800
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Title: Portraits, Memoirs, And Characters, Of Remarkable Persons, From The Revolution in 1688 To The End Of The Reign Of George II. Author: Caulfield, James Place: London Publisher: H.R. Young & T.H. Whitley Date: 1819 Description: 4 volumes. 155 engraved plates. (8vo) 23.5x14 cm (9¼x5½") later full black calf, elaborated tooled in blind on covers, with decorative gilt border, spines gilt, all edges gilt. First Edition in book form. Originally issued in parts from 1790 to 1795, this collection of portraits of remarkable individuals with brief biographies was the major work of printseller James Caulfied. According to the DNB, Caulfield's specialty was "prints illustrating Granger's twelfth class of people--'such as lived to a great age, deformed persons, convicts, &c.' --whose portraits were very often the hardest to come by." Armorial bookplates of Robert Austen and Robert Uniacke Penrose Fitz-Gerald. Lot Amendments Condition: Just light wear, old repairs to a few hinges; light foxing; very good. Item number: 282673

Auction archive: Lot number 309
Auction:
Datum:
29 Jun 2017
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: Portraits, Memoirs, And Characters, Of Remarkable Persons, From The Revolution in 1688 To The End Of The Reign Of George II. Author: Caulfield, James Place: London Publisher: H.R. Young & T.H. Whitley Date: 1819 Description: 4 volumes. 155 engraved plates. (8vo) 23.5x14 cm (9¼x5½") later full black calf, elaborated tooled in blind on covers, with decorative gilt border, spines gilt, all edges gilt. First Edition in book form. Originally issued in parts from 1790 to 1795, this collection of portraits of remarkable individuals with brief biographies was the major work of printseller James Caulfied. According to the DNB, Caulfield's specialty was "prints illustrating Granger's twelfth class of people--'such as lived to a great age, deformed persons, convicts, &c.' --whose portraits were very often the hardest to come by." Armorial bookplates of Robert Austen and Robert Uniacke Penrose Fitz-Gerald. Lot Amendments Condition: Just light wear, old repairs to a few hinges; light foxing; very good. Item number: 282673

Auction archive: Lot number 309
Auction:
Datum:
29 Jun 2017
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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