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Holme, Charles (1848-1923) The Genius of Turner , Bound by Cedric Chivers (1853-1929).

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
277
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Holme, Charles (1848-1923) The Genius of Turner, Bound by Cedric Chivers (1853-1929). London: Offices of the Studio, 1903.
Large quarto, illustrated with colored frontispiece, facsimile letter, and many plates (fifteen printed in color); bound in contemporary russet morocco by Chivers of Bath, with an inset vellucent panel on the front board with the title in a frame decorated with Art Nouveau stylized roses, gilt dots tooled on the vellum insert, surrounded by a curving line-tooled frame accented with Tudor roses and hearts, the spine lettered in gilt with similar tooling; corners and tips slight rubbed, small chip at tail, a few spots and small gouge to the back board; occasional spotting to contents, marginal discoloration to free endleaves from the leather turn-ins, 11 1/2 x 8 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Cedric Chivers, London, Bath

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