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Author [BOYLE, Mary Louisa]
Title Biographical Catalogue of the Portraits at Longleat in the County of Wilts. The seat of the Marquis of Bath
Stock Code 1976
Dates 1881
Published London: Elliot Stock
Description A beautiful, and it would seem unique, copy of this work, which provides an account of the portraits held at Longleat, with biographies of the subjects. Hand coloured throughout. Bound is in three quarters red leather with red marbled boards. Label to the spine and gilt titles. clamshell box in similar colour card with the same marbled side. Rough cut pages. The title page is decorated around the edges, and coloured. Throughout the work, are historiated initials which are all hand coloured. Folding plan of the ground floor of Longleat to the front. 210 by 180mm (8¼ by 7 inches).
Bibliography 370pp
Edition First Edition
Condition Almost perfect condition. Fractional foxing spots.
Paper Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Binding Half-Leather
Price £90.00

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