Encyclopédie Artistique et Documentaire de la Plante [Four Volumes]

Verneuil, M. P.

Published by Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1910
From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (Hastings on Hudson, NY, U.S.A.)

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4to. 4 vols. text is in French. comprises 363 plates [of an original 381 plates - lacks 18 plates]. The portfolio for volume II is intact and is in very good condition. Portfolios for the other three volumes are broken with separated boards, some torn. The portfolio for volume one is missing entirely. Title pages are in very good condition. Preface and table of contents is included. The plates are not collated. The condition of the plates ranges from poor to very good with edge wear and age darkening to the extremities throughout. About half the plates have edge wear. The age darkening is mostly light overall with some plates having heavier toned edges. Several plates were obviously used for art study as some margins and backs have paint stain. Some have pencil marks and drawing on the backs (perhaps two dozen). Several image areas have paint marks and tears. About 6 plates have large margin tears. Some have creased corners. A modest set of a very scarce and valuable work. Sold as is. Bookseller Inventory # 60977

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Title: Encyclopédie Artistique et Documentaire de ...

Publisher: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Publication Date: 1910

Binding: Hardbound

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