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BARBE, C.
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London, [ ] / Sir, / I beg to inform you, that having superintended, during fifteen years, a painting brush manufactory in Paris, ... I receive from that capital regular consignments of every kind of pencils and painting brushes. ...
[London]:, [1834?].
[4] p. : litho. illus. ; 26.8 cm. (4°)

Folded half-sheet, final verso blank. Drop-head title. Watermark dated 1834. The printed letter on p. [1] leaves spaces for date and signature to be added in MS. (left blank in the Soane copy); pages [2--3] contain a lithographically printed illustrated catalogue giving C. Barbe's business address as 'Musical Instrument Maker and Importer of French Painting Brushes, 60, Regent's Quadrant'. The firm soon became known as Lechertier, Barbe, & Co.

Copy Notes Previously folded as a letter addressed in ink Sir John Soane / 13 Lincoln's inn fields.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6329


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