Tiffany Studios books
ink on paper
largest: 13.5"h x 10.5"w
Provenance:A Florida collection
Very good original condition. Books include The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany, The Lost Treasures of Louis Comfort Tiffany, and The Lamps of Tiffany.
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