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Gruner, Ludwig (1801-1882) Specimens of Ornamental Art Selected from the Best Models of the Classical Epochs.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Gruner, Ludwig (1801-1882) Specimens of Ornamental Art Selected from the Best Models of the Classical Epochs. London: Thomas M'Lean, 1850.
Folio atlas volume only, without the accompanying quarto-format text volume, illustrated with seventy-nine of eighty full-page lithographic and chromolithographic plates; lacking plate 18, a frieze by Andrea dal Monte Sansovino; most of the color plates have been cut from the book, some edge crumpling, the occasional stain, and some other minor damage, the plates generally fresh; bound in contemporary half red morocco and marbled boards, the text block decased, completely separated from spine and boards, 24 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900


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London, Thomas M'Lean, Monte Sansovino

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