Faber and Faber, 1974. Item #1465
GRIMWADE, Arthur. ROCOCO SILVER: 1727-1765. London: Faber and Faber, . Small quarto, blue cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Now out-of-print, Grimwade writes the first book solely dedicated to this subject. With more than 100 photographs of ornate Rococo silver items. An uncommon book! Grimwald was a former senior partner at Christie's and headed its silver department. Signed presentation from Grimwade on the front endpaper: "Gwendolyn Kelso, With the author's best wishes and hopes she thinks it's worth it! Arthur Grimwade. October 1974." With another presentation penned below on the same page: "Gwendolyn, So do I! Best wishes, Keith." An uncommon book but particularly scarce when autographed by Grimwade. Near fine (contents clean & tight with minor browning pastedowns); little edgewear d/j. $175.00.