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¶ Bevan — British manufacturing industries (1876)

April 21, 2015

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Bevan, G. Phillips, ed. British manufacturing industries: hosiery and lace, carpets, dyeing and bleaching. London: Edward Stanford, 1876.

Vol. 6 of a 15-volume set published during 1876 and 1877. Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 127.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Robinson — Eastern carpets (1882–93)

March 18, 2014

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Robinson, Vincent. Eastern carpets: twelve early examples, with descriptive notices. 2 vols. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1882–93.

Preface by Sir William Birdwood. Watercolor drawings by E. Julia Robinson.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 985 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £15 15s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 321 (where it is misdated 1872).


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¶ Clarke — Oriental carpets (1892)

February 24, 2014

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Clarke, Sir Caspar Purdon, ed. Oriental carpets. 2 vols. in 1. Vienna: Imperial and Royal Austrian Museum, 1892.

Illustrated. There were also French and German editions; the English edition was printed in London by Cousins & Co.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 920 (sold to Gulbenkian for £70). — Unlocated.


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