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Large Hardback, approx 13.5 x 11 inches. Heavy black morocco leather cover, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, blind-embossed and gilt decoration and lettering to boards. Gilt dentelles, all page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Cloth reinforced inner hinges. In very good condition. Edges and corners rubbed, some heavy rubbing to spine, some rubbing and minor fading to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper “To dear Mother, from Frank and Geraldine, 1878.” Tiny repaired tear to top of endpaper. Some light foxing, mostly to back-sides of plates, plates all tissue-guarded, a couple of plates re-set into binding with some rubbed and darkened edges. Else overall a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated with 71 (ex.72) B&W full-page engraved plates, (lacks one plate ‘Dover.’) Each plate accompanied by 1 page of text.
Title: Pictures and Painters: A Selection of Gems of Modern Art. Engraved in Line by Eminent Artists. With Descriptive Text.
Publisher: New York, Virtue and Yorston, 1869:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 81564
Keywords: Art RICHARDS, T. Addison: Pictures and Painters: A Selection of Gems of Modern Art, Engraved in Line by Eminent Artists. With Descriptive Text, Virtue and Yorston, 1869, decorative leather, full-page engraved plates, turner, dore, frith, landseer, dyckmans