Item #9990 The World's Leading Painters: Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titan, Rubens, Velasquez and Rembrandt. George B. Rose, W. P. Trent.
The World's Leading Painters: Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titan, Rubens, Velasquez and Rembrandt
The World's Leading Painters: Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titan, Rubens, Velasquez and Rembrandt

The World's Leading Painters: Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titan, Rubens, Velasquez and Rembrandt

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1912.

Leather_bound. 8" X 5 1/2". vii, 371pp. Half-bound in dark blue Morocco leather with marbled paper over boards. Five raised bands to spine with five gilt-stamped compartments. Wear to boards with rubbing to covers, corners, and edges. Light creasing to leather at hinges. Light rubbing to top edge gilt. Marbled paste-downs and endpapers. Stamped by Rowfant Bindery at front paste-down. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

Bookplate from the library of Bessie Riddle Paltzgroff tipped in at front paste-down. Inscription to Bessie from her husband, Fred, at front front flyleaf reads "To Bessie Eleanor Riddle Paltzgroff, Ravenna Ohio, On our twenty first Wedding Anniversary 1893 - May Twenty Fourth 1914. From Fred." Includes a printed photo of the historic home belonging to Bessie and Fred. The text beneath the photo, written by the Portage County Ohio Historical Society, reads:

In 1893, Frederick Paltzgroff (1867-1933) married Bessie Eleanor Riddle (1867-1955). She was the daughter of Henry Warner and Emily (Robinson) Riddle, and was an 1885 Ravenna High School Graduate. Her husband Frederick was a traveling saleman for the Quaker Mill company in Ravenna, and later for the Riddle Coach and Hearse Company. They lived in this large Queen Anne home located at 318 E. Main St., now the location of CVS. Good +. Item #9990

Price: $150.00