Phototypie, Jos. Maes, Antwerp, 1889
Elephant folio. Blue morocco, large arms stamped in mosaic in the center of the covers, wide gilt dentelle around the covers with gilt crowns in the corners, spine ribbed and richly decorated with crowns, gilt edges, wide gilt inner border, endleaves and doublures in ivory silk. Binding signed Desamblancx – Weckesser, relieurs. Bruxelles, 1891. Brown contemporary wrappers.
Dimensions of the binding: 555 x 403 mm.
Sumptuous work dedicated to the precious Belgian laces forming the collection of the baroness Liedts and that were offered to the Museum of Bruges.
The work is composed of a title-page, a dedication page to the queen, a portrait of the baroness Liedts and 146 full-page plates with patterns of laces in collotype, 35 full-page plates of additional laces and a page of table.
Magnificent and impressive binding in blue morocco with a wide gilt dentelle and large arms stamped in mosaic in the center of the covers, signed Desamblancx- Weckesser.