Album de Redoute with 25 facsimile colour plates from the edition of 1824 and a new Redoute bibliography (Limited signed edition)
Published by Collins, London, 1954, one of 250 numbered copies signed by both authors. Half leather binding with marbled boards contained in a sturdy slipcase which is illustrated to one side. Gilt lettering to spine. Teg. 21.25ins x 14.25ins, patterned endpapers, 20pp plus 25 full page tissue guarded plates. Text comprises "The Pictures of Redoute" by Sacheverell Sitwell, "The Life of Redoute" by Roger Madol and "A Redoute Bibliography" by Roger Madol assisted by William Thomas Stearn. Printed on mouldmade paper made by Schut of Heelsum. Plates printed in six and eight colours. Bound by Mansell of London. A fine copy in a VG slipcase. Nb weighs nearly 4kg - very expensive to post overseas.
stock no: 48852
Author Sitwell, Sachervell & Madol, Roger
Binding Half Leather with marbled boards
Illustrator Pierre Joseph Redoute