Portraits Theatres De Paris.
Book, folio (410 x 270mm, 16½ x 10¾"), original half calf gilt, marbled boards. 70 lithographic plates of French actors in character, complete (though not bound according to plate numbers), after Colin and Marin. Front cover detached. Some spotting to plates.
All plates numbered and captioned with the surname of the actor, the name of the role in which they are portrayed and the title of the play; also the theatre at which they performed. One plate dated 1824. Baron Northwick bookplate.
Provenance: Ex collection of John Rushout, second Baron Northwick (1769 - 1859), collector and connoisseur.
[Ref: 12249] £2,000.00