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ALKEN, Henry.


A Touch of the Fine Arts: Illustrated by Twelve Plates, with descriptions by Henry Alken. 1824.

Royal 8vo. (28 x 18 cm). [2, blanks]+half title+title+[2, preface]+12 plates each with a leaf of explanatory text+[1, blank]+[1, advertisement]+[13, blanks]. Bound by Tout in full red morocco with gilt stamping and tooling to upper and lower covers, spine with gilt-tooled raised bands, gilt titles and tooling to compartments, inner dentelles gilt, gilt rules to edges of boards, green floral patterned cloth endpapers. Top edge gilt. 12 numbered, titled hand coloured lithographs. Some very light toning in places. Generally very clean and bright inside and out. A most handsome copy.

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(Tooley 58)

Price £ 950.00
Stock Code F46560
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