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The Royal House of Stuart. Illustrated by A Series of Forty Plates in Colours Drawn from Relics of the Stuarts

William Gibb, illustrator. WIth an introduction by John Skelton and descriptive notes by W. H. St. John Hope

Published by Macmillan and Company, London and New York, 1890
Condition: Very Good
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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A grand collection of chromolithographs on the decorative arts based on examples belonging to the Stuarts, including firearms, garments, jewelry, glassware, porcelain, furniture, etc. Folio sized, measuring 16 by 12 inches, 40 by 30 cm. xi, [3], 40 pp. followed by the 40 chromo plates, each with one to four pages of descriptive material, then a six page index. Interior is clean. Dark calf is scuffed, cracked, on the dry side. Front joint repaired. Vellum has soiling. Still an imposing binding, with decorative centerpiece of a crown. Bookseller Inventory # 002273

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Title: The Royal House of Stuart. Illustrated by A ...

Publisher: Macmillan and Company, London and New York

Publication Date: 1890

Binding: Half Calf over Vellum

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Antiquarian books of all kinds, with emphases on color plate books, decorative arts, foreign literature (German, French, Italian, Spanish), children's literature, philosophy, sporting (equine, hunting, shooting).

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