Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 59

Price Realized: $ 594
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
Gilpin, William (1724-1804)
An Essay on Prints. [bound with] Three Essays.

London: Printed for R. Blamire, in the Strand, 1792.

Two large-paper copies bound as one; I: Essay on Prints, identified as fourth edition on title, lacking the half-title, A2-8, B-L8, M7, a4, b2; II: Three Essays, first edition, lacking the half-title, [pi]1, A4, B-G8, A-C4, D8, E4, illustrated with seven full-page aquatint plates (several tinted, one with hand-color); bound in full contemporary straight-grained red morocco, double silk endbands, a.e.g., spine slightly sunned and rubbed; Syston Park bookplate inside front board, 9 x 7 1/8 in.

I: ESTC T9904; II: ESTC T99006.