View 1 of Lot 124.  EDWARDS, GEORGE AND MATTHEW DARLY | A NEW BOOK OF CHINESE DESIGNS. 1754.
View 1 of Lot 124.  EDWARDS, GEORGE AND MATTHEW DARLY | A NEW BOOK OF CHINESE DESIGNS. 1754.
124

EDWARDS, GEORGE AND MATTHEW DARLY | A NEW BOOK OF CHINESE DESIGNS. 1754

Estimate:

400 - 600 GBP

EDWARDS, GEORGE AND MATTHEW DARLY | A NEW BOOK OF CHINESE DESIGNS. 1754

EDWARDS, GEORGE AND MATTHEW DARLY | A NEW BOOK OF CHINESE DESIGNS. 1754

Estimate:

400 - 600 GBP

Lot sold:

1,875

GBP

EDWARDS, GEORGE AND MATTHEW DARLY

A NEW BOOK OF CHINESE DESIGNS. LONDON: SOLD BY THE AUTHORS, 1754


FIRST EDITION, 4to (292 x 225mm.), engraved throughout, title, index leaf, 112 plates (only, of 120), contemporary roan, [ESTC T14907], lacks 8 plates, some browning and fraying, binding very worn, sold as a collection of plates


Although this copy is incomplete, the book itself is rare, with ESTC recording only four copies.