Catalogue of the collection of miniatures :
the property of J. Pierpont Morgan /
compiled at his request by G.C. Williamson, LITT. D.
|Main Creator:||Williamson, George Charles, 1858-1942.|
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London : Priv. print. at the Chiswick press, 1906-08.
A few plates in two states.
"This edition, printed on real vellum, with hand-coloured facsimiles, consists of 20 copies, and is for private circulation only. This copy is no. 11."
"The whole of the plates in this work have been engraved by Hallett Hyatt, of 111, Oxford street, London. All the photographs have been taken by him, and the whole of the hand-coloured facsimiles in the edition de luxe and in the royal edition were executed under his supervision and by his artists."
Bound in vellum, with silver corners, clasps, and medallions. On the corners and medallions of v. 1 and 2 are found the monogram signatures of the leading artists whose works are alluded to in the volume. The lining is of olive crushed levant in which are set hand painted facsimile miniatures.
With v. 4 is bound facsim. of: Catalogue du cabinet de feu m. Augustin ... par Ch. Paillet. Paris, 1839. 35 p. 21 cm.
Physical description: 4 v., 264 plates (part col.) facsims. : col. ill. ; 39 x 30 cm.
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