Title: Toschi's Engravings from Frescoes by ...
Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company, Boston
Publication Date: 1876
Edition: 1st Edition
Folio. Brown cloth with ornate gilt lettering and elaborate black decorative stamping. (Ca. 150pp). Numerous full-page tissue-guarded engravings ("Reproduced from the Heliotype Process"). Very good overall. Binding a tad edgeworn (more so at head and tail of spine) and a bit rubbed, though internally tight, sound and near fine. Attractive first edition "From the Gray Collection of Engravings, Harvard University." Inner flyleaf bears handsome ownership signature and Washington, D.C. address of Elizabeth S. Grimes (1825-90), wife of Iowa's third governor and U.S. senator James Wilson Grimes (1816-72). Despite some wear, an appealing copy. Bookseller Inventory # 41236
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