Rubens 40 India proof photogravures 1899
Format/Condition: Folder of 40 photogravures mounted on heavy stock in Fair condition: aged-toned and some foxed at edges. Pages are 8.5 x 12.5 inches; actual photogravures vary from 5 to 6 inches wide and 6 to 8 inches high. No tears or markings. Suitable for framing. Folder in Poor condition: in two pieces; aged-toned, scuffed and worn.
Description: This is the folder of the 40 India proof duplicates of the photogravures from the Japanese vellum edition: "Rubens His Life, His Work, and His Time" by Emile Michel [Hardy, Pratt and Co., 1899]. The two volume biography was printed as a numbered limited edition. This folder of the extra set of photogravures has no markings as to number, publisher, date.