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GARDNER, J. Starkie (ed.).
Exhibition of a Collection of Silversmiths' Work of European Origin.

TOGETHER WITH : Old Silver-Work, Chiefly English, from the XVth to the XVIIIth Centuries A Catalogue of the Unique Loan Collection Exhibited in 1902 at St. James's Court, London, in Aid of the Children's Hospital, Gt. Ormond Street, Supplemented by Some Further Specimens from the Collections of the Dukes of Devonshire and Rutland, Earl Cowper, and Others, Edited, with Historical and Descriptive Notes upon the Objects Illustrated, Including References to Further Similar Examples in the Country, and Essays on Some Periods of the Silversmith's Art.

pp. lvii, (i), 185, (i). 120 fine plates, each with explanatory guard; pp. xiv, (ii), 94, (ii), (97)-198, (ii). 121 fine plates each with explanatory guard [SUBSCRIBER'S LIST OF 274 copies]. Both in the publisher's buckram, bevelled boards, the Exhibition Catalogue shows slight wear to the spine ends, end-papers foxed, some marginal foxing, occasional corner folded, otherwise a very good copy; the Loan Catalogue has the spine detached and loosely inserted, the covers are marked, the first few leaves show damp-marking along the inner edges, the text is damped at the top corners throughout though diminishing towards the centre, all plates are unaffected and clean, it is offered as a good working copy.

Burlington Fine Arts Club. London; B. T. Batsford. London.

Date Published: 1901;1903. 2 volumes. Massive 4to. LARGE PAPER COPIES.

Stock No. 61307

Price: 450.00