Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Decorative Arts in England 1166–1780

London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd. Hardcover. Folio. Unpaginated. Original three-quarter vellum over marbled boards with gilt lettering on green leather labels on cover and spine. Gilt top edge. Marbled endpapers. Photo-illustrated title page printed in red and black. Representative examples of various decorative articles produced in England during the late 17th and the 18th centuries. Introduction by J. Starkie Gardner. Featuring b/w photographs of furniture, wood carvings, chandeliers, silver, medals, Stuart enamel, locks, Battersea enamel, Ormulu, tapestries, needlework, and bookbindings, with descriptive captions on facing pages. Binding with vellum corners missing and some wear along edges. Vellum rubbed, label on spine partly missing with some loss of text, and private library sticker at tail of spine. Some tears to binding near spine on front cover. Keeble LTD stamps on page facing title page, title page and its verso, verso of index, ends of introduction and preface. Page with 924 Christie's auction prices pasted to back free endpaper. Binding in overall fair+, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #44817

Price: $50.00

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