Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Court of Henry VIII Engraved in Imitation of the Original Drawings of Hans Holbein, in the Collection of his Majesty, with Biographical and Historical Memoirs. 1812, 1st. edn. 84 Colour Plates. Leather Binding.

Author: HOLBEIN, Hans; Edmund Londge (Biographical Memoir)
Illustrator: Complete With 84 Colour Plates: 80 listed, PLUS the Portraits of Holbein & his Wife; PLUS The Two Miniatures of Henry and charles (Both Coloured by Hand and Dated 1798). The Majority of the Plates are Printed on Tinted Paper.
Edition: First Edition Thus
Price: £895


Published in 1812 by John Chamberlaine; Printed By William Bulmer & Co.; Shakespeare Printing Office, in London.
Seller notes: 82 of the plates are Colour Stipple-Engravings, and 2 are hand coloured miniatures. BINDING: Cont half leather with raised bands, gilt decoration to spine, gilt lettered leather label, marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. CONDITION: Rubbing to covers; a bookplate has been removed from the pastedown; foxing to one plate and light foxing to the edges of the two miniatures. A very good, firm and clean copy.

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