11-18-2012 11-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2621B Boston
November 18, 2012 11:00AMCalender

Illustrated Books, Four Volumes:

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2621B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2012 11:00AM


Illustrated Books, Four Volumes: Michaud's History of the Crusades, Philadelphia: Barrie, [c. 1855], illustrated by Gustave Dore, in two volumes, three-quarter red morocco and gilt-stamped boards, professionally rebacked, a.e.g., ex library, with stamps on titles and preliminary leaves only, plates unmarked; Paul Lacroix's Military and Religious Life in the Middle Ages, and Renaissance, New York: Appleton, 1874, illustrated throughout with colored and black and white plates, in publisher's embossed binding, spine dried out and severely damaged, sewing questionable; and Milton's Paradise Lost, New York: Collier, [c. 1875], illustrated by Dore, in publisher's pictorial cloth with surface damage to boards and spine.
Estimate $300-500


Gustave Dore, Paul Lacroix, Philadelphia