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Plon’s Rare, Wonderful Work on the Leonis, on Special Paper

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:600.00 - 600.00 USD
Plon’s Rare, Wonderful Work on the Leonis, on Special Paper
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Plon, Eugène. LES MAÎTRES ITALIENS AU SERVICE DE LA MAISON D’AUTRICHE. LEONE LEONI, SCULPTEUR DE CHARLES-QUINT ET POMPEO LEONI, SCULPTEUR DE PHILIPPE II. Paris: Libraire Plon, 1887. Large 4to, loose signatures and plates, as issued in the original printed japon vellum chemise and housed in the original printed yellow cloth portfolio with replica medal mounted. (4), iv, 439, (1) pages; 58 superb plates, 8 depicting medals. Occasional wear to plate edges; portfolio lacking ties and scraped at spine. Near fine. One of 25 copies printed on papier de cuve, of a total edition of only 150 copies. A superb production featuring magnificent etchings by Paul Le Rat and heliogravures by Dujardin. Rare and important. The first set we have offered since Kolbe Sale 64 (1995), and that set was lacking the portfolio. Clain-Stefanelli 14335.