British Silhouette Artists and their Work, 1760-1860.

First edition. 4to. pp. xix, 799. Numerous illustrations, some coloured. Facsimiles. The first substantial work on British silhouettes to appear since the publication of Mrs Nevill Jackson's 'Silhouette, Notes and Dictionary', in 1938 and now regarded as the standard work of reference on the subject. Original green buckram, spine lettered in gilt, gold medallion with black silhouette of a woman in the centre on upper cover. Black silhouette of the figure of a man in a top hat and tails on spine. Lacking dust-jacket. A fine copy of a monumental work. An oversize book, please ask shipping costs before ordering, particularly to locations outside Europe.