Burlington Fine Arts Club; Catalogue of a Collection of Drawings by John Robert Cozens, 1923
Burlington Fine Arts Club; Catalogue of a Collection of Drawings by John Robert Cozens, with some Decorative Furniture and Other Objects of Art.
Privately Printed for the Burlington Fine Arts Club Winter Exhibition 1922-1923, London. First edition. Printed by the Oxford University Press.
The Burlington Fine Arts Club produced these substantial, luxurious hardback catalogues for their exhibitions. They were all printed on high quality paper, and lavishly illustrated with plates of the exhibits.
Provenance: From the library of John R. Menzies. He was the son of John Menzies, the founder of what was once one of Scotland's largest companies, which bore his name. They were Scotland's first wholesale bookseller, a major book retailer, and distribution company. John R. Menzies, together with his brother, greatly expanded the company in the 20th Century, with John Menzies shops located in almost every town of any significant size. His bookplate to first pastedown.
A very good blue cloth hardback with gilt titles to front and spine. Spine is a little toned. Some general cover wear and mild scuffing. Soundly bound. Gilt top edge.
Offsetting to first and last free endpapers. Some mild foxing to the first few pages, and very occasionally elsewhere. Some spotting to the edge of the text block. Otherwise text is bright and clean, and plates very attractive.
Text in English.
57pp + XL Plates with guards.
Dimensions: Approximately 322mm high x 262mm wide x 25mm deep.
Weight: Approximately 1430g (unpacked).