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Riviere and Son--Fletcher, A.E.
THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH, R.A. THE WALTER SCOTT PUBLISHING CO., 1904
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 GBP
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203
Riviere and Son--Fletcher, A.E.
THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH, R.A. THE WALTER SCOTT PUBLISHING CO., 1904
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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English Literature, History, Children's Books and Illustrations

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Riviere and Son--Fletcher, A.E.
THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH, R.A. THE WALTER SCOTT PUBLISHING CO., 1904
with a photogravure frontispiece and 20 plates, in a gilt black morocco "Cosway" style binding by Riviere, gilt double-fillet border, gilt design of branches, oak leaves and acorns, with a gilt pointillé background, twelve inset miniatures under glass (seven on upper cover, five on lower cover), four being c.32 mm. in diameter and eight c.21mm. in diameter, each based on a portrait by Gainsborough, spine in six compartments four of which are similarly patterned in gilt, gilt triple-fillet turn-ins, housed in a bespoke box, box scuffed and lacking clasps, joints tender   
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Phoebe Boyle (bookplate)

English Literature, History, Children's Books and Illustrations

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