English Children as Painted By Sir Joshua Reynolds. An Essay on Some of the Characteristics of Reynolds as a Painter, with Especial Reference to His Portraiture of Children.
Stephens, Frederic G.

London: Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 54 Fleet Street, 1867. F 71 pages, and illustrated with 15 photographs by A. & E. Seeley tipped-on to unpaginated heavy stock, which were taken of Reynolds child portraiture and includes a twelve-page "A Catalogue of the Engraved Pictures of Children by Sir Joshua Reynolds" which gives (tentative) dates and titles along with names of the engravers of these pictures; previous ownership name on front endpaper of Leavitt; Bound in original purple blind-stamped and gilt decorative cloth, black leather spine label, gilt titles, all edges gilt; spine title chipped at edges, spine cloth faded a bit, some edge, tips wear to binding; leaves coming loose from 'perfect' binding glue, was never sewn; all plates present, text leaves clean; in good condition, candidate for a refurbishing. Good H (Item ID: 17371)

$300.00

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