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Taylor, Bayard, ed. (1825-1878) Picturesque Europe.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
382
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Taylor, Bayard, ed. (1825-1878) Picturesque Europe. New York: Appelton, [c. 1876-1879].
Three large quarto volumes, bound from the original sixty parts, illustrated throughout with steel-engraved plates and numerous wood-engraved text illustrations; bound in uniform red morocco, ornately tooled in gilt by the Rowfant Bindery of Cleveland, Ohio, t.e.g., gilt turn-ins, marbled endleaves, publisher's wrappers bound in at the end of each volume; slight discoloration to small sections of boards, volumes two and three, 12 3/4 x 10 in. (3)
Estimate $600-800


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Cleveland, steel-engraved plates, Ohio

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