Cassell's Dore Gallery: containing Two Hundred and Fifty Beautiful Engravings, Selected from the dore bible, milton dantes inferno, dantes purgatorio and paraidos, atala, fontaine, fairy realm don quixote, baron munchausen croquemitaine, &c. &c. With the memoir of Dore, Critical Essay, and Descriptive etterpress. Ferguson and Mitchell.
Cassell's Dore Gallery: containing Two Hundred and Fifty Beautiful Engravings, Selected from the dore bible, milton dantes inferno, dantes purgatorio and paraidos, atala, fontaine, fairy realm don quixote, baron munchausen croquemitaine, &c. &c. With the memoir of Dore, Critical Essay, and Descriptive etterpress
Cassell's Dore Gallery: containing Two Hundred and Fifty Beautiful Engravings, Selected from the dore bible, milton dantes inferno, dantes purgatorio and paraidos, atala, fontaine, fairy realm don quixote, baron munchausen croquemitaine, &c. &c. With the memoir of Dore, Critical Essay, and Descriptive etterpress
Cassell's Dore Gallery: containing Two Hundred and Fifty Beautiful Engravings, Selected from the dore bible, milton dantes inferno, dantes purgatorio and paraidos, atala, fontaine, fairy realm don quixote, baron munchausen croquemitaine, &c. &c. With the memoir of Dore, Critical Essay, and Descriptive etterpress

Cassell's Dore Gallery: containing Two Hundred and Fifty Beautiful Engravings, Selected from the dore bible, milton dantes inferno, dantes purgatorio and paraidos, atala, fontaine, fairy realm don quixote, baron munchausen croquemitaine, &c. &c. With the memoir of Dore, Critical Essay, and Descriptive etterpress

London: Cassell, 1888. DORE, Gustave. 4to. Full morocco/very Handsome. pp.xlvii,plates,152 (description of plates).very special New Zealand binding, executed in Dunedin. Full red red morocco, elaborately tooled with gilt decorations on spine and front board with black and gold medallions set on four corners of the design with a medallion in the middle. This book was bound for the New Zealand and South Sea Exhibition 1889-1890. By Ferguson & Mitchell of Dunedin, at the time the only firm capable of doing such work in the southern hemisphere. The work was carried out by workman trained by Zanesdorf, under the supervision of J. Ingles Wright. aeg. A magnificent copy, unique with this exceptional New Zealand binding. (c.1888). Very Good. Item #017021

Price: $7,125.00 NZD

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