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Brass Founder's Furniture Hardware Trade Catalogue

Auction:
2502
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Founder's Furniture Hardware Trade Catalogue, no date or origin, probably London, 1770-1780, 82 engraved plates, with prices added in ms. in later binding of marbled paper-covered boards with calf spine and corners, labeled "Furniture fittings pattern book" and erroneously dated 1817 on spine.
Estimate $800-1,200

Later binding, Ted Crom name and address inside front cover in pen, Crom penciled notations on front endpapers, minor non-Crom penciled notations inside back cover.

Keywords

London, Ted Crom, Book, Book design, Bookbinding, Crom, Endpaper, Graphic design, Printing