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Wrightsman Collection, Vols I-V, First Editions, Signed by the Wrightsmans

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The Wrightsman collection, Vols. I-V. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1966-1973. First edition hardcovers with dust jackets. 2248 pp. Inscribed by the Wrightsmans. The complete series of The Wrightsman collection catalogues from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jayne and Charles Wrightsman, who, in a relatively short period of time—beginning in 1952—amassed the finest private collection in America of the decorative arts of the Ancien Régime (15th c until 1792). Throughout the years the Wrightsmans' active interest in the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts has resulted in splendid gifts that have enabled the Museum to create an unparalleled and truly encyclopaedic collection of French 18th c interiors and furnishings. The volumes include: furniture, gilt bronzes, carpets, porcelain, snuff boxes, silver, paintings, drawings and sculpture. Considered tp be the bible of French Furniture and decorative arts. NPT Books a division of N.P. Trent Antiques has a large collection of used and out of print books on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a focus on 1st editions, signed and limited editions.

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  • Creator
    Carl C. Dauterman (Author),F.J.B. Watson (Author),Everett Fahy (Author)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.25 in. (28.58 cm)Width: 10 in. (25.4 cm)Depth: 7 in. (17.78 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 5
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1966-1973
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. dust jackets show signs of age with small losses and repairs/minor foxing.
  • Seller Location
    valatie, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: NP-702-1st1stDibs: LU260519968123

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NPT Books

NPT Books, a division of N. P. Trent Antiques, was established in 1982 and serves clients in the US and around the world. We offer a large selection of used and out of print books mainly concentrating on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a large focus on 1st editions, signed and rare limited editions. Member of The Art and Antique Dealers League of America since 1996.
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