27 - 28 June 2006
[DESK WRITING PAD.] Victorian red velvet with central stone medallion, 330 x 230 mm, front cover with elaborate pierced and engraved brass border, a central brass oval medallion enclosing a mosaic petra dura style floral plaque in inlaid and polished stone, moiré silk linings. Provenance: purchased from the Chiswick Book Shop, 19 September 1960.
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