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278: (COSWAY, RIVIERE) BAKER, W. S.

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(COSWAY, RIVIERE) BAKER, W. S.
The Engraved Portraits of Washington. Philadelphia: Lindsay & Baker, 1880.

4to, bound in navy crushed morocco by Riviere with 13 hand-painted portraits of George Washington on ivory by Madame Currie, including one larger portrait in an oval inset surrounded by 50 gilt stars, eight smaller portraits within a centralized red and yellow eight-point start ruled in gilt, and four portraits within repeated stars in corners, silk endpapers, t.e.g., slipcase. Extra-illustrated edition of this standard reference for engraved portraits of Washington, with 40 engraved portraits, including hand-colored frontispiece. Central portrait lacking plastic overlay; one silk endpaper starting to detach; wear to slipcase.

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Estimate $12,000 – $15,000
Starting Bid $6,000
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