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The Works of Antonio Canova, in Sculpture and Modelling , 3 Volume Set

Published by Henry G. Bohn, London, 1849
Condition: Fair Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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Well bound with well attached covers. In brown cloth covers with dark brown, gilt lettered spines. The spine ends are drying and need some leather treatment, but are complete, with both the spine ends and the covers having good, unworn edges. Condition: Vol. 1 has waterstains, mostly affecting the the pages and engravings upper margins. The last 20 or so pages have stains throughout the pages, with larger stains to the front inner cover, the frontispiece portrait, and the title page. The pages in all 3 volumes are crisp, with some foxing spots to the pages and engravings. There are owner's bookplates on the inner covers, with an 1858 inscription in Vol. 1. The books measure about 7-1/2 inches by 10-3/4 inches (about 190mm by 270mm) and are a total of about 3-1/2 inches thick. This fairly heavy 3 volume set will be expensive to mail outside the U.S. Subtitled: "Engraved in outline by Henry Moses, with descriptions by the Countess Albrizzi and a Biographical Memoir by Count Cicognara". Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 15569

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Title: The Works of Antonio Canova, in Sculpture ...

Publisher: Henry G. Bohn, London

Publication Date: 1849

Binding: Half-Leather

Illustrator: Illustrated

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: First Edition

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