Catalogue of a Collection of Miniatures by Richard Cosway, R.A. And contemporary Miniaturists. Illustrated by Photographs of the Originals, in the possession of Edward Joseph, Esq

By: Cosway, Richard (1742-1821)

Price: $750.00

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[no place]:: For Private Circulation Only. 1883. hardcover. Folio. [32] ff. Frontispiece and 26 full-page mounted original. photographic plates; hint of waterstaining to top edge (with related. rippling). Original half brown morocco, marbled boards, morocco. corners, raised bands, gilt spine title, a.e.g., bound by J.. Leighton, Brewer St. [stamp on front fly-leaf]; neat minor repairs to. extremities, corners a bit worn. Inscribed on the title-page: “With. Mr. Edward Joseph’s Kindest regards, New York 22, Dec. [18]83.”. Bookplate of John Nolty (1851-1930)[“The Love of Books, the Golden. Key That opens the Enchanted Door”]. Very good copy. RARE.. LIMITED EDITION (limitation not stated). This unusual privately printed catalogue of the Edward Joseph collection of English miniature portraits, is illustrated with 27 original photographic plates mounted on paper. The frontispiece depicts the portraits of three ladies from the Rushout family, the daughters of John Rushout. This item was painted by Andrew Plimer. Plate No. 1 is a portrait of Richard Cosway. There are 76 numbered portraits, each accompanied with a description of the painting, identifying the portrait, the size, the artist. Plate 32 is a portrait of Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, born 1796. She married Prince Leopold in 1816 and died the following year. She is shown in white tunic with red coral necklace and bracelet, holding a dove in one hand, her right arm resting on a sculptured lion’s head. The piece is dated 1807 and painted by Cosway. John Nolty was a New York city printer and President of the Evening-Post, as well as being a book collector and lover of books. See: John Nolte, 1851-1930, Book Lover – Printer. . 11

Title: Catalogue of a Collection of Miniatures by Richard Cosway, R.A. And contemporary Miniaturists. Illustrated by Photographs of the Originals, in the possession of Edward Joseph, Esq

Author Name: Cosway, Richard (1742-1821)

Categories: Art,

Publisher: [no place]:, For Private Circulation Only: 1883

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: Folio. [32] ff. Frontispiece and 26 full-page mounted original photographic plates; hint of waterstaining to top edge (with rela

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: AA3308