Hardstones. The Gilbert Collection
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Philip Wilson Publishers. Ref: 9780856675102 ¶ Volume: The Gilbert Collection.
Condition: Very good, given age. Original publisher’s black cloth hardback, gilt title spine, gilt ornament frontcover, pictorial dustjacket, large 4to: 240pp., very richly illustrated, introduction, chapters ob subjects [cabinets – caskets – clocks – tables – ecclesiastical objects – snuffboxes – hardstone -pictures – &c.], CATALOGUE of 93 objects depicted & described – with notes & references, appendix: modern commesso mosaics [catalogue 94 – 108],about the materials, about the techniques, bibliography, index. ¶¶ Very fine copy General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: HARDSTONES. THE GILBERT COLLECTION