Jun 03, 2014 - Sale 2352

Sale 2352 - Lot 211

Price Realized: $ 4,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
THE AUTHOR'S COPY, ANNOTATED AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED (COSTUME.) Greig, Thomas Watson. Ladies' Old-Fashioned Shoes. 11 chromolithographed plates. Oblong folio, 285x440 mm, publisher's 1/4 red morocco over illustrated boards, joints cracked and reinforced, bottom inch of backstrip missing; internally clean and bright, plate 1 with small tape repair to verso. Signed on front flyleaf: "Extended remarks / Thomas W. Greig / Glencarse / 1886"; numerous notes and corrections in the author's hand; additional list of collected shoes; list of dignitaries and libraries to whom copies of the book were presented. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1885

Additional Details

with--Greig, Thomas Watson. Supplement to Old-Fashioned Shoes. 4 chromolithographed plates and 2 black and white illustrations. Oblong folio, unbound but fastened in upper left corner with metal tack; some leaves trimmed, edges toned and bumped, minor foxing at edges. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1889.