A HISTORY OF MINIATURE ART. WITH NOTES ON COLLECTORS AND COLLECTIONS.
first edition Hardcover
1887 · London, New York
by PROPERT, J.L.
London, New York: Macmillan and Company, 1887. Cover and spine designs in gilt. Front hinge weak. Twenty-three full-page gravure plates illustrating the text material, each protected by a titled tissue guard. Chapters on missals and illuminated manuscripts, miniature art in England, portraits in enamel, snuff-boxes, foreign schools, modelling in wax. la petite sculpture, notes on collectors and collections. Bookplate of Verena Churchill on front paste down, with her signature in ink, dated April, 1896, at top of title page. 285pp.. First Edition. Full Vellum. Modest Wear and Soiling./No Jacket. Folio. (Inventory #: 001537)