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The World of Mary Ellen Best


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Vintage; 1980s
Very Good; small tear to dust jacket
11" L x 9" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

The World of Mary Ellen Best by Caroline Davidson. London: The Hogarth Press, 1985. Hardcover with original dust jacket. Nearly 140 color plates. First edition. 159pp. Jacket in great condition. Interior clean and tight without marks, stains or tears aside from small scuff on front end page. Mary Ellen Best (1809-1891) painted many interiors, as well as people. Her work offers a unique view of how Europeans lived in the first half of the 19th century. Gorgeous perspectives.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."