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.