• £3,500.00 GBP

Scrap Album

Chinese rice paper drawings


Published: [n.p.], ca. 1850/60’s.

A mid-late 19th century scrap album containing forty one Chinese rice paper drawings, large 4to.

Original blindstamped black morocco gilt, patterned endpapers, g.e.

Chinese rice paper drawings, original watercolours and drawings, and prints, ca. 100 leaves (watermarked 1865), with forty-one Chinese rice paper drawings, of fish, birds, butterflies, trades, boats, landscapes, etc., eight larger images of costumes of noblemen and women, eighteen small hand-coloured etchings by Rowlandson, four hand-coloured lithographs from ‘Le Theatre Francais Avant La Renaissance’, Paris, 1872, four small hand-coloured costume plates, published by R. Ackermann, 1822, two hand-coloured ladies fashions plates, from La Belle Assemblee, 1811 and 1816, a mezzotint entitled The Dream, published by R. Sayer, 1787, a few watercolours and pencil drawings, and numerous prints and chromolithographs, including ‘Baxter prints’ with examples by Le Blond, Baxterr, and Kronheim.

Dimensions (height / length / width )

29cm / 5cm / 24cm

19th Century Black Leatherbound Individual Volume

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