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    Fanny Maitland. [Album of sixteen original watercolors of insects or plants]. [Place of production not identified: circa 1850's]. Various image sizes, generally around 14 x 6 inches. Each watercolor is matted, and mounted into a contemporary folio album (album is approximately 20 x 12 inches; 512 x 307 mm.) Fifteen of sixteen of the watercolors are signed by the artist; two are dated "AP 26" or "May 3". These dated sheets have neat pencil notes, presumably by Maitland. Contemporary full red morocco, boards decoratively ruled in gilt and black, spine ruled in gilt and black, three raised bands, all edges gilt, white silk moiré endleaves. Binding worn and soiled, the hinge facing the first watercolor (which is loose) is cracked, a few other watercolors are loose. Some toning, occasional soiling to mats, a few watercolors with minor soiling. An excellent collection of lovely watercolors.

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    March, 2020
    4th Wednesday
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