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Illustrations of Furniture, Candelabra, Musical Instruments from the Great Exhibitions of London and Paris, with examples of similar articles from Royal Palaces and Noble Mansions

Braund, J

London. {ublished by J. Braund. 1858
The list of subscribers is headed by Prince Albert.
Folio. (45 x 315 mm). Elaborate engraved title page, description of plates (2 leaves), 48 engraved plates. Modern calf-backed marbled boards, smooth spine with elaborate decorative gilt tooling and title.
#38746

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