Grant. Flower Paintings through Four Centuries, #159 of 500 copies printed
Grant. Flower Paintings through Four Centuries, #159 of 500 copies printed
Grant. Flower Paintings through Four Centuries, #159 of 500 copies printed
Grant. Flower Paintings through Four Centuries, #159 of 500 copies printed
Grant. Flower Paintings through Four Centuries, #159 of 500 copies printed

Grant. Flower Paintings through Four Centuries, #159 of 500 copies printed

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Grant, Colonel Maurice H. Flower Paintings through Four Centuries; A descriptive catalogue of the collection formed by Major the Honourable Henry Rogers Broughton, including A Dictionary of Flower Painters From the XVIth to the XIXth Century. Leigh-On-Sea: F. Lewis, (1952). Limited Edition. No. 159 of 500 copies printed. [7955]

Blue publisher's cloth with gilt titles, 9 x 11 1/4 inches, errata slip laid in, tipped-in erratum slip at p. 47; 85 pp. of descriptive text plus frontispiece in color, 48 plates including 8 additional tipped-in color plates, the rest b/w. No dust jacket. Very good. Hardcover.

"The object of this work is to describe in all its glory, one of the most interesting collections in existence, whether public or private, of paintings of flowers." - Preface.

Includes "some data on the artists themselves, which involves necessarily a brief recital of the history and significance of their art..."