Lot 145: BURNE-JONES, EDWARD COLLEY (after.) The Flower Book.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: BURNE-JONES, EDWARD COLLEY (after.) The Flower Book. 31 ( of 38) color reproductions of Burne-Jones''s watercolors, each printed on folding folio sheet with captions inside, mounted to bordered window mattes, variously toned, a few with visible foxing. Sheets measure roughly 324x260 mm; 12 3/4x10 1/4 inches, images are circular and measure 6 1/2-inch diameter. Accompanying text booklet printed in red and green with 4-page manuscript facsimile of Burne-Jones''s list of flower names. Both laid into publisher''s gilt-lettered morocco over green cloth box, defective. Number 213 of 300 sets initialed by the publisher. sold as is. London: Henry Piazza & Co. for the Fine Art Society, 1905