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  • Gems of Art, Various
  • Gems of Art, Various
  • Gems of Art, Various
  • Gems of Art, Various
  • Gems of Art, Various

Author Name    Various

Title   Gems of Art

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher   New York Cassell Publishing Company 1890

Seller ID   025834

Circa 1890 (no date). Large book - size approx. 9-1/2" x 12-1/2". Clean turquoise cloth boards with black and gold decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine, blind stamped decoration on rear cover. Spots of wear-through at corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are not cracked. Floral decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Majority of pages are printed on good glossy paper which remains fox-free, a few pages (including some of the art) have foxing, mostly preliminaries, some margins. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white prints, etchings, photogravures, with tissue guards for many full page illustrations. 430 pages + 6 pages of index. Gorgeous old book with lovely page decorations, a wide range of art from gorgeous prints to political cartoons. Artists include the likes of Schreyer, Van Beers, Poetzelberger, John Russell. Literary contributors are many, including Algernon Charles Swineburne, Lewis F. Day, W. Cosmo Monkhouse.

Art  Prints,  Fine  Art 

Price = 35.00 USD




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