French engravings of 1700's wonderful album collection c.148 original printsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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French School Engravings. 19th century private collectors album with approx. 148 fine copper engraved prints.
Beautiful 19th century quarto full colored leather, elaborately gilt decorated all over, including board edges and inner dentelles (turn-ins). Marbled end papers, top edge gilt.
Wonderful and unique collection of c.148 mostly 18th century engraved images.
All nicely mounted by collector / binder in album format for permanent browsing.
Album lightly rubbed along extremities and raised bands, minor evidence of rubbing and time, but leather remains supple, attractive, book is sound, clean, tight, displaying a beautiful age patina.
Book measures: 11 3/8" H X 8 7/8" W.