WIDENER, Joseph: [Clayton, Edward, compiler]. French Engravings of the Eighteenth Century in the Collection of Joseph Widener, Lynnewood Hall. (FIRST EDITION - 4 VOLUMES - 1923)
AUTHOR: WIDENER, Joseph: [Clayton, Edward, compiler]
TITLE: French Engravings of the Eighteenth Century in the Collection of Joseph Widener, Lynnewood Hall.
PUBLISHER: London: Chiswick Press, 1923.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION. 4 vols., folio, 15-3/4" x 11-5/8", limited to 120 numbered copies of which this is copy #33, illustrated with 153 fine engraved plates of which 62 are hand colored, bookplate to verso of front endleaf of each volume "The Philip H. & A. S. W. Rosenbach Foundation Museum". Beautifully bound in fine full red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, covers triple ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, light blue silk morie doublures and endpapers, top edges guilt, others uncut, NEAR FINE, each volume housed in it's own numbered red cloth open ended fleece lined slipcase, VERY GOOD+, by Riviere & Son.