Dolls and puppets of the eighteenth century as delineated in twenty four drawings.

Kredel, Fritz.

Published by The Gravesend Press, Lexington, KY, 1958
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Sole edition: A famed illustrator's marvelous images of 18th-century dolls and puppets from the "Mon Plaisir" doll village, the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam), the Victoria and Albert Museum (London), the Museo Civico (Venice), and the Cooper Union Museum (New York), with a preface by Joseph C. Graves. This charming little volume was designed by Gotthard de Beauclair and printed by Ludwig Oehms at Frankfurt am Main. The 24 drawings were copper-engraved for these reproductions and => hand-colored through stencils by Schauer & Silvar. This is numbered copy 110 of 500 printed and => signed at the colophon by the artist. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). [20] pp.; 24 plts. Publisher's blue linen?covered boards, front cover with gilt-stamped vignette, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label, in striped paste paper?covered slipcase; volume crisp and clean. Bookseller Inventory # 35259

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Title: Dolls and puppets of the eighteenth century ...

Publisher: The Gravesend Press, Lexington, KY

Publication Date: 1958

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