One Thousand And One Initial Letters

JONES, OWEN.

£950.00

Publisher

Day and Son, Lithographers to the Queen.

Place

London

Date

1864

Synopsis

Designed and illuminated by owen jones.

Item Description

Large Folio, 17 x 12 inches, Illuminated Title Page, Letter-Press title page and 26 Chromolithographed Plates of letters and one plate of numbers. Bound in the Original gilt blocked and decorated cloth, recased preserving all original features, Title page and last leaf slightly foxed, otherwise a fine clean copy. The designs in this book were mainly from his famous 'Victoria Psalter' of 1861 which was greatly admired and much copied by amateurs. This copy was from the Signet Library in Edinburgh with their gilt embossed coat of arms on the upper and rear boards. A rare title.

[Stock No. 26816]

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