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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 2

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 678

Two Leatherbound Holbein Books

Estimate: $500 - $800

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[Facsimiles of Original Drawings by Hans Holbein], "with Biographical Notices by Edmund Lodge", London: Hamilton, Adams, & Co., 1884, containing numerous tinted lithographic plates after Francesco Bartolozzi's engravings of Holbein's original drawings, bound in three quarter red leather over marbled boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, black morocco spine label, five raised bands, marbled endpapers, aeg; [Drawings by Holbein From the Royal Library Windsor Castle], introduction by Susan Foister, London/New York: Johnson Reprint Co. Ltd., 1983, number 377 of 520, cloth bound text volume housed in half leather clamshell case, numerous facsimile drawings laid into portfolio

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut


light wear to extremities, scattered scuffs and scratches to leather, scattered areas of light staining throughout, facsimile drawings in good condition overall

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