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Title: Gravures aux Traits
Description: n.b., z.u., [1880]., A. L. Zeelander - Gravures aux Traits - [1880]. Year of publication and publisher unknown (publication year probably at the end of the 19th century). Hardcover, bound in red linen. The book measures ca. 31,5x28 cm and weighs ca. 2,8 kgs. The book does not contain a title page, introduction and index. A collection of 190 line engravings (it could be copper or steel engravings, we are not sure), made by A. L. Zeelander. Zeelander reproduced works made by different artists, among which some very famous ones (Jan van Eyck, Quinten Massys, Rembrandt van Rijn, Ludolf Bakhuizen). The book could have been some sort of catalogue in which a big collection is prints was brought together. All engravings show borders, these might be artificial, we are not sure. Condition: very fair to good. The spine is slightly worn, mostly in the top and bottom. The covers are slightly worn in the margins and corners, A few scuffs on both covers. The inside is mostly in a good condition, with traces of age and some traces of use. The engravings are well bound. Foxing throughout the book, some engravings with quite severe foxing. Endpapers with some traces of glue and pencil, paper slightly discoloured. Some small notes in pencil in some engravings on the margins. Engraving no. 70 has '70' written on it in red pencil. Some (traces of) folds, some stains.


Price: EUR 100.00 = appr. US$ 108.68 Seller: Antiquariaat Berger & De Vries
- Book number: 24996-A-28778