Lot 251
Two Grand 19th Century Collections of Published Artworks
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
To include: Sheldon, George W. Selections in Modern Art Consisting of One Hundred and Twenty-five Steel Engravings and Etchings After the Works of Recent and Contemporaneous Artists (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1885-1886), two volumes, folio (14.5 in.), full calf with gilt pictorial boards, marbled endpapers, gilt page edges (Shelf wear with worn corners, some scuffs; light browning to pages; overall very good condition.); plus, Smith, George A. The Laurelled Chefs-D'OEuvre D'Art From the Paris Exhibition and Salon (Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., n.d. circa 1889), folio (17.25 in.), full calf, gilt boards and page ends, title page touts "One Hundred Photogravures and Two Hundred Typo Gravures" (Considerable wear to boards; hinges splitting; some internal foxing; overall fair condition).

From the estate of the late Vida Chisom Barnwell, Savannah, Georgia