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Hipkins' Musical Instruments. Lute antique print c1888

Hipkins' Musical Instruments. Lute antique print c1888

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by Hipkins, Alfred James

Original colour-printed lithograph by William Gibb for the first edition of “Musical Instruments - Historic, Rare and Unique” by Alfred James Hipkins (1826-1903), published in Edinburgh, circa 1888 by Adam and Charles Black. 

 
Gibb's lithographs for the first edition of Hipkins's work are considered to be the finest illustrations of musical instruments ever done. This lithograph is from the rare first edition. Although from a decommissioned library edition, the framing presentation of this image is not marred by the library stamp. See pic.
 
Page size: 405 x 295mm (approximately 16 x11.5 inches). Lithograph size: 320 x 210mm (approx. 11.5 x 8.25 inches). 

Stock Number: apm.H6Price: $198.00