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Worlidge, Thomas (1700-1766) A Select Collection of Drawings from Curious Antique Gems

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Worlidge, Thomas (1700-1766) A Select Collection of Drawings from Curious Antique Gems, London: Printed by Dryden Leach for M. Worlidge and M. Wicksteed, 1768 (but circa 1780). Large quarto, engraved frontispiece, typographical title page, ten pages of subscribers, forty-eight pages of preface and contents followed by 184 engraved plates (some repeats), bound in contemporary full red straight-grained morocco tooled in blind and gilt on boards and spine, a.e.g., 11 x 8 in.
Estimate $300-500


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