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George, Ernest.

ETCHINGS OF VENICE.

Fine Art Society 1888.
4to. [xii]pp. and letterpress leaf for each plate. 12 etched plates on vellum. Ex.-libris Charles Evans, institutional bookplate, sm. ink stamp to t.p., notes to front f.e.p., very light marginal browning, original cloth, some discolouring and sl. soiling to edges, corners and spine frayed. One of a Limited Edition of 300 Copies. Inscribed ‘To Mrs Noble with Ernest George’s kind regards Christmas 1894.’ A manuscript note to the front free end paper notes ‘The wonderful state of these etchings makes one believe that this copy may have been one of the first few struck off on the vellum [sic]; probably the author retained volumes of early impression for himself, pass your hand lightly across the picture - you almost feel the plates.’ Sir Ernest George RA (13 Jun 1839–1922) English architect, landscape and architectural watercolour painter, and etcher.
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