LIMOGES AND OTHER PAINTED ENAMELS. 1st Ed. 4to. 496pp. Profusely illus. throughout from photos., with 22 tipped in colour plates. Very good in d/w., in card slipcase, t.e.g. The James A. de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor. A series of excellent catalogues of the collection of fine and decorative arts at Waddesdon Manor.
VG-(Ex-art library, with plastic spine label, i.d. marks on book block edges and outermost pages, incl. rear pocket, page edges are tanning lightly; otherwise clear. ) Blue cloth, brown title block on spine with gilt letters, maroon and color illustrated dust jacket in mylar cover. 496 pp., many BW illus. and tipped-in color plates. Title on spine and front cover: Glass and Enamels. Provides details of many objects that are "products of the 'arts of fire'" (foreword), as mainly collected by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (1839-1898), who built Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, England. With terrific close-up views of the pieces.
Archer, Michael, Madeleine Marcheix & R.J. Charleston., Published for the National Trust (UK) by Office Du Livre (Switzerland), c1977, 1st Edition, blue cloth (hard cover), top edge gilt, near fine with very good dj (some edgewear; three tears), 496 pp with catalogues, bibliographies & index, extensive full color/B&W photographic & other illus., 4to, ISBN: 0707800668, 'The glass collections at Waddesdon include several groups of considerable importance; the most significant group is the Venetian series, beginning with two Renaissance enamelled goblets of the first quality. The collection of Limoges enamels covers the period from around 1530 to the early seventeenth century', Glassware; Fine Arts; Reference. Large, heavy volume.
New. Hardcover and dust jacket. Fine binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. The James A. de Rotschild bequest at Waddesdon Manor. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.
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