Thursday, August 11, 2011

The Life and Letters Sir John Everett Millais

London: Methuen & Co., 1899]. First edition, in publisher's portfolio (slate blue boards backed w/grey linen, blue title to fr. cover, slate blue ep.s & cream linen-faced flaps) complete w/24 loose-as-issued photogravures printed on tinted paper engraved on 38 x 28cm cardstock sheets. Portfolio Good (extremities sl. rubbed, covers moderately stained & marked, & purple silk ties renewed); contents Very Good (moderate foxing to several plates). See Fredeman 37.52 ("a portfolio of thirty[sic] photogravure reproductions ... was issued as part of the [2 vol.] set, but it is rarely found with the volumes"). (Inv. #720) C$300

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