Lot 659

Shadows of Old Booksellers by Charles Knight, 1865...

Auction Date: 23/06/2022 at 09:30 am

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Shadows of Old Booksellers by Charles Knight, 1865 an extensive 320 page book. Detailing the lives and work of Booksellers; James Lackington, James Dodsley, Thomas Evans, Edward Cave, William Strahan and many others. In cloth board binding, size 5¼" x 7¾", slight splitting to cloth at spine in places, Printing & Printers by R M Burgh 1910, 1st Edition 1910, marked as "Presentation Copy". Illustrated - 22 colour prints, some tipped in plus halftones. Has 280 pages extensively detailing various methods of colour printing. Printed by Isaac Pitman, Bath. Red cloth board cover, Catalogue of Prints Produced by various processes 1937 entitled "The Home Lovers Book of Engravings & Colour Prints" by T E Friswell, Coventry, with 168 pages and over 200 illustrations of works by noted artists of the period with details & prices. Printed on fine semi-gloss paper in large cloth board cover, size 8¾" x 11½" (3)

Guide Price: £35.00 - £45.00

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