Lot 21
  • 21

Ackermann, Rudolph

5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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  • The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics. [First Series, January 1809 - Third Series, December 1828]. London: R. Ackermann, 1809-1828 
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40 volumes, 8vo (233 x 140mm.), engraved titles, 1308 plates (of 1491; the majority called for are needlepoint and cloth patterns), uniform in later green three-quarter morocco over buckram, minor browning and spotting, some plates cut, bindings lightly rubbed with spines sunned, sold as a periodical not subject to return


Abbey, Life 212

Catalogue Note

With manuscript index for Princess Marie Louise's copy of Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 4to (245 x 173mm.), roan-backed boards, with J.R. Abbey's bookplate.

A HANDSOME SET. The plates comprise views and scenes, fashion plates, plates of manufactures (furniture, carriages, fireplaces, etc.), of interiors, plans and diagrams and other plates of various subjects including a some of patterns of muslin, lace, and other material. See previous lot for the original fashion drawings.