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The Old Testament

James J. Tissot

Published by Brunoff, Paris and London, 1904
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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The Old Testament Tissot, J. James, illustrator. M. de Brunoff/Winthrop Press, 1904., A deluxe in full black morocco two-volume set, the boards measure about 28 cms. (width) by 36 cms. (height); 11 by 15 inches. The plates are in three states , with title page being p. 299, in volume 2 of the set, first page number appearing in Judges (p. 306), final page number at 656, and seven printed pages beyond this; the title page advertises "396 compositions illustrating the Old Testament," but this is the count for the whole work: Both volumes contain together 396 color plates by Tissot, the Great Victorian artist who died in 1902. Note a set with the plates in three states, two color and two engraved black and white are rare. I know of no other, this set comes with the trade edition with one state or else the deluxe edition with the plates in two states only, one color and one black and white. Very rare thus. Note some edge damp effects to to early dampstain not affecting plates nor images. else very good. Size: Folio. Bookseller Inventory # 005746

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Title: The Old Testament

Publisher: Brunoff, Paris and London

Publication Date: 1904

Binding: Full Morocco

Illustrator: James J. Tissot

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Binding

Edition: 1st Edition.

Book Type: Private Press

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