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ROYAL PALACES AND GARDENS With an Introductory Essay by Dion Clayton Calthrop, Author of 'The Charm of Gardens'

Nixon Mima

Published by London A. & C. Black 1916, 1916
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First Edition, DELUXE LIMITED EDITION of 200 numbered copies SIGNED by artist Mima Nixon. With 60 very fine and beautiful tipped-in colourplates by Irish watercolourist Mima Nixon. 4to, publisher's original white cloth decorated on the upper cover and spine in the motif of a stylized garden gate in black and red, gilt lettered on both the cover and spine as well, in the very rare original pink paper jacket lettered and decorated as the book but in white, red and black. xii, 317 pp. A superb, bright and fine copy, the white cloth especially well preserved, the rare jacket very attractive and with some light edge-wear or evidence of age, a small chip to the jacket, the text bright and clean and all plates very fine, one small unobtrusive fold line to a corner of one plate, the limitation page with its number traced over in a later hand by a 1926 owner who has also signed the page just beneath the artist's partially expunged signature. SCARCE LIMITED EDITION OF THIS BEAUTIFUL WORK. Text by various writers describing the royal residences of Europe accompanies the bright and wonderful paintings by Ms. Mima Nixon. Her works often capture unusual views of the homes as seen from their gardens, or are often glimpses of the fairy tale corners of the gardens themselves. The tour includes residences both current and former in; England, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, France, Spain, Portuagal, Bavaria, Holland, Germany, Belgium and Russia. The artist exhibited some eighty works with the Watercolour Society of Ireland between 1893-1932. She also exhibited at the Dublin Sketching Society from 1887 of which she was a member and the Belfast Art Society and the Royal Hibernian Academy. Her watercolours of royal palace gardens, many of which were used in this collection, were exhibited at one-woman shows by the Fine Art Society in 1914. Bookseller Inventory # 26827

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Title: ROYAL PALACES AND GARDENS With an ...

Publisher: London A. & C. Black 1916

Publication Date: 1916

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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