LADY TEMPLETOWN. BIRTH-DAY GIFT. 1 of 500 COPIES. 1968
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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1970: Item # 969548
|THE BIRTH-DAY GIFT OR THE JOY OF A NEW DOLL. FROM PAPERS CUT BY LADY TEMPLETOWN ENGRAVED AND PUBLISHED IN LONDON ON 18 JANUARY 1796 BY P.W. TOMKINS. Reproduced in facsimile in 1968 for the Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H.Smith Collections Toronto Public Library, Toronto, Canada. This facsimile edition is limited to 500 COPIES. 4to. Plum colored wrappers with printed paper label on front cover. With seven TIPPED-IN plates mounted on fine paper. Lady Elizabeth Templetown was a talented artist known especially for her cut paper silhouettes. Many of her designs were used by JOSIAH WEDGWOOD for his Jasperware from 1783 to 1788. A FINE COPY.|