Payne’s Royal Dresden Gallery

Payne’s Royal Dresden Gallery: Being a Selection Engraved after Pictures by The Great Masters, Berchem, Bol, Canaletto, Carlo Dolce…


Published for the Proprietors by A. H. Payne: Dresden and Leipzig / W. French: London, n.d. (c. 1850?)




£ 500



4to (27.5 x 21 cm). 2 Volumes. 1) (7), 164pp. Engraved title page only, no printed title page; complete with 62 full page engraved plates with tissue guards. Two typewritten pages with index of figures attached to one of the first flyleaves 2) (5), 187 pp. Engraved title-page; Title page; Index; complete with 71 full pages engraved plates with tissue guards. Slight browning, foxing and some damp-staining throughout both volumes; plates mostly in very good condition. Green morocco; blind-stamped decoration to covers; blind-stamped title and decoration on spine; some wear and rubbing; spine internally detached on volume 2; all edges gilt; gilt dentelles. Overall, a good copy.