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Lot 1000: [Color Plates] E. Lodge, ed.; Hans Holbein; Portraits of Illustrious Personages of the Court of Henry VIII
October 8, 2012
Towson, MD, USALive Auction
[Color Plates] E. Lodge, ed.; Hans Holbein; Portraits of Illustrious Personages of the Court of Henry VIII
(London: Bulmer, 1828) folio, half red morocco, marbled boards and matching endpapers, containing numerous color stipple engravings.
Binding has been rebacked. Dusted. Some mild foxing in text. Prospective buyers may submit an inquiry requesting a more detailed examination and/or clarification of the condition report. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact, nor regarded as a warranty or guarantee. Alex Cooper Auctioneers is not responsible for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or is free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging.
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: October 5, 2012:
The plate list calls for 80 engravings, but there are actually 82 including portraits of Holbein and his wife. The first 12 of the portraits are anonymous sitters, and there is no letterpress text for them. The balance are accompanied by biographical notes.
There are no apparent losses.