CATALOGUE DE L'EXPOSITION DE GRAVURES ANCIENNES ET MODERNES.
- Paris : Cercle de la Librarie 1881
- half calf with marbled paper-covered boards, five raised bands on spine with title and ornament in gilt, marbled endpapers
- (v), 32 pages with an additional 240 plates of illustrations.
- Order Nr. 71321
- Price: $ 2,000.00
Exhibition catalog limited to 100 numbered copies. (see ATF Catalogue p.2300; Wing Collection p.902). Issued by this French Society of Publishers, Booksellers and Printers to accompany an exhibition of the best of contemporary French printing work. Printed on different kinds of paper using all known contemporaneous printing and illustration techniques, including many examples of color work. With Randeria bookplate. Edges are chipped and worn, leather on cover is considerably scuffed.
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