Folio. Sixty engravings on india paper, mounted, plain paper guards preserved. Original brown half morocco gilt, edges gilt. Despite the flaws noted, an internally fine copy, with rich impressions of the plates on india paper, and a wide-margined copy preserved in its original state. First guard torn, some pale browning to text, a small pale dampstain at foot of some plates, joints and leather rubbed. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Turner Gallery. A Series of Sixty ...
Publisher: Chatto and Windus
Publication Date: 1875
Edition: First edition.
Book Description James S. Virtue, London, 1861. Hardback. Book Condition: V.g. 1st edition. xxvi, 91 pages, with Memoir, Will and Text by R.N. Wornum. First edition of the volume with india proof of the frontis. portrait and 60 full page engraved plates with titles. Fine brown half-calf binding with marbled end-boards. Original purchaser's receipt loosely enclosed dated 1867 when the volume was bound in the half calf by Roberts of Boston in 1867 for 15/- Georges of Bristol sold the book after 1875 and their cat. entry is pasted to the inside board confirming the book is a first of 1861 with the best plates present. A foxed copy with rears of plates affected but the images clean and mainly unfoxed. Margins foxed. An attactive binding. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTO. Size: Folio. Bookseller Inventory # Pa685
Book Description Published by James S Virtue no date givenc1846, London, 1846. , xxvi, , 91 pages, 60 paper-guarded engraved plates with titles (including Calais Pier, The Shipwreck) Original Edition , much wear to covers with boards detached and partial spine, fraying to edges of endpapers, ghosting to plate borders, plates clean, interior very good condition, exterior poor condition , green calf with blindstamped decorative borders with gilt rules to boards, raised bands to spine with gilt floral decoration in compartments, blindstamped titles on label, gilt decorative turn-ins, all edges gilt, cream endpapers 45 x 33 cms Hardback ISBN: Bookseller Inventory # 66767