New York, 1880s (nd). Complete two volume set. Folios, leather with gilt decorative titles. A very nice complete set with all illustrations present in excellent condition. Scuffing to leather bindings, interior cloth split on the front hinge of Vol. 1 but still attached. Contents excellent with the occasional spot or marginal tear to pages (none to plates). Beautiful steel engravings from a wide range of Nineteenth Century British artists. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The New Gallery of British Art, Containing ...
Publication Date: 1880
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description D. Appleton & Company, New York. Full Leather. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. No date of publication, though circa 1880s; 121 Steel Engravings; Two volumes bound in full blind and gilt stamped leather; Raised spine bands; All edges gilded; Marbled end leaves; Covers show general rubbing and scuffs; Gilt lettering is generally good, though in a few places is a little faded/rubbed; Volume I shows moisture stains along lower edges of first 15 leaves, and Volume II along upper edges of most leaves; Stains are only in margins and do not affect images or text; Both volumes remain tight and are otherwise clean. Size: Folio. Bookseller Inventory # 029028
Book Description D. Appleton and Company, New York. Full Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. Apparent First. Folio. Two Volume set of beautiful steel engravings by renowned British artists. The leather covers ahve a beautiful embossed decoration with bright gilt decorations and lettering on the covers and spine. The leather shows wear around the periphery. The binding is tight and all edges are gilt. The engravings are protected by tissues and the following page describes the art. I could find NO tears or foxing of the pages or tissues, and there are minimal flaws. The endpapers are a beautiful maroon with blue, gold and white feathered marbling. ID#5C3. Bookseller Inventory # 011704