By Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
Philadelphia   J. B. Lippincott Company
8.5" by 5" 259pp.
A bright first edition of this collection of representative American portrait miniatures by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton.
By Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

1898 Heirlooms in Miniatures

Philadelphia   J. B. Lippincott Company
8.5" by 5" 259pp.
A bright first edition of this collection of representative American portrait miniatures by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton.
£38.00
: 0.75kgs / : 842A31

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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

Containing a series of representative American miniatures accompanied with a record of individuals whom they represent, adorned with numerous reproductions of the best examples of colonial, revolutionary, and modern miniature painters. Written by American writer and historian Anne Hollingsworth Wharton. 

Featuring a chapter on miniature painter by Emily Drayton Taylor.

The first edition of this work, the first book on the history of American miniatures.

Condition

In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally lovely with minor shelf wear only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Occasional leaf unopened to fore edge.

Fine

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