Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries; Their History, Makers and Uses, with a Catalogue Raisonne of the Works in Which They are Found. Gordon DUNTHORNE.

Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries; Their History, Makers and Uses, with a Catalogue Raisonne of the Works in Which They are Found.

Washington. Published by the Author. 1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio. 33cm,xiv, 275p., The First Edition, limited to 750 numbered copies, which contains a colour engraved folding plate listing subscribers' names framed in wide floral colour decorated border, with 79 plate illustrations (including 36 in colour), in the original full linen, elaborately gilt decorated dark green leather labels on the spine and upper cover, top edge gilt, bevelled boards, in same full linen slipcase, folding plate a bit turned down on the fore edge else in fine condition. (sgc) Designed and printed at the Lakeside Press, Chicago. The first part of the book contains attractive colour reproduction of flower plates. Part two is a bibliography of works from the 18th and early 19th centuries which contain flower prints including full descriptions of the prints, names of artists, engravers and publishers etc. Item #40203

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