Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Worshipful Company of Painters, otherwise Painter-Stainers: Its Hall, Pictures, and Plate. [INSCRIBED]

London: Imprinted for the Author, 1906. First edition. Hardcover. Inscribed "with the author's compliments" on front free endpaper. Octavo. 57pp. Original light brown cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Title page in red and black, black double frame and vignette. Historiated head and endpieces. Decorative initials. "Account of our Ancient Guild, its Hall, Pictures, and Plate, the the Master, Wardens and Liverymen of the Painter-Stainers' Company, and in asking their acceptance of this little volume. (Author). Includes Arms of the Company and chapters on Charters, The Hall, Books,, Patron, Pictures, and Plate. Illustrated with five b/w photographs depicting W. Hayward Pitman, W.M. Camden, John Potkin, master, Thos Carlton and J. Taylor, wardens, and various cups and salts. Binding with wear along edges, some staining along top and spine. Water stains along top of inside covers and photographic reproductions at top. Previous owner's stamp on inside front cover. Small chip at gutter of inside front cover. Bottom and foredge uncut. Binding and interior in overall good- condition. g-. Item #44179

Price: $65.00

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