1913 The Art of Silhouette
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding
The first edition of this work.
A fascinating study into the art of the silhouette, a history of the subject intended for collectors and lovers of art, rather than historians and antiquarians.
Illustrated with a frontispiece, and forty plates.
Written by Desmond Coke.
Ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper, 'Presented to Sir W. Bertram Chrimes, C.B.E., J.P. together with illuminated scroll and silhouette by Staffs, Voluntary Workers, and all Committee Members of the Liverpool Child Welfare Association on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee, October 1957'.
In a full calf binding. Externally, smart. Minor marks to the boards and spine. Front hinge is starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with some spotting.
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