The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860 in 2 Volumes, George Bell and Sons, Limited 520 Printings, 1904, First edition 1st printing


The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860, London: George Bell and Sons, published in 1904 and limited to 520 printings. A rare art history reference written by George C Williamson. Hundreds of full page plates of portraits throughout. Plates protected by tissue guards. Printed on thick, fine paper with deckled edges.

White linen hardcover with embossed/gilt decorative illustrations on covers and spine.

Small folio- 15.5" x 12". Some scuffs and dirt on cloth covers and spines. Light foxing spots here and there. Binding is tight and intact.

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