This collection consists of 502 etchings after
Le Pautre's own compositions, some published during his lifetime and some
republished late. The etchings include historical, mythological, and biblical
scenes, exterior and interior architecture, furniture, ornament, and trophies.
From Theodore Besterman's collection.
Theodore Besterman (1904-1976) was a well-known bibliographer,
Lecturer in the University of London School of Librarianship, librarian,
biographer and book collector.