Horace Walpole: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Artistic and Literary Illustrations collected by Herbert H. Raphael, M.P. Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery for the Extension of the Original Edition of Walpole's Letters into Eighteen Folio Volumes With an Introduction

By: Raphael, Herbert H. [Walpole, Horace]

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Dampstains to corner of boards, not affecting the endpapers. Edges of front board rubbed with moderate loss of paper. Some small chips to paper along head of spine. Gutters broken at hinges. Front fly leaf detached. Some foxing. No signatures. ; [iv], vii, [1], 659 pages + portrait frontispiece + errata slip. Vellum-like papered boards with Walpole's coat of arms in gilt on front and rear boards. Page dimensions: 248 x 188mm. Top page edges gilt. A catalogue of the prints, autograph letters and other ephemera which Raphael used to extra-illustrate or "grangerize" his copy of Walpole's Letters. "I selected Walpole's Letters for extension by extra-illustration not only on accoutn of their engrossing interest, but because they mention almost every person of note from the year 1735 when they were commenced until the time of their author's death in 1797." - from the Introduction. ; 8vo

Title: Horace Walpole: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Artistic and Literary Illustrations collected by Herbert H. Raphael, M.P. Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery for the Extension of the Original Edition of Walpole's Letters into Eighteen Folio Volumes With an Introduction

Author Name: Raphael, Herbert H. [Walpole, Horace]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Bristol, Edward Everard: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 12783