Skinner Website
Skinner WebsiteOnline
May 27, 2015 12:00 PM - June 7, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Fine Art Auction Catalogs, 19th Century, Two Volumes.

Sell one like this
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


Fine Art Auction Catalogs, 19th Century, Two Volumes.
Including: Collection de M. John W. Wilson, Paris: Jules Claye, 1873, third edition, copy number 312, one of 200 copies on teinte paper; the whole edition published in 1,000 copies; illustrated, title printed in red and black; bound in half black morocco and dark red morocco boards, t.e.g., good, 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.
[Together with] Catalogue of the Art Collection Formed by the Late Mrs. Mary J. Morgan, New York: Kirby, 1886, copy number 455 of 500 copies, bound in full limp parchment, titled in gold, good, unopened, 11 1/2 x 9 in. (2)

Provenance: from the library of James D. Smillie (1933-1904).
Estimate $250-350

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


M. John W. Wilson, Paris, Jules Claye