Lot 47: 3 vols. The Art and Treasures of America, Being the Choiciest Works of Art in Public and Private Collections of North Americ...
September 26, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
The Art and Treasures of America, Being the Choiciest Works of Art in Public and Private Collections of North America. Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1880 [but ca. 1883]. India proofs lettered issue. Ed by Edward Strahan. Folio, original richly gilt red morocco, a.e.g., turn-ins gilt; joints & spine ends of vol 3 rubbed, corners slightly bumped. Plates, lettered tissue guards, text illus. Charles Fletcher's subscriber's set, with his bookplate on front paste-down.
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