Lot 20 of 478:
95 Engravings from the Art-Journal  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Engravings from the Art-Journal Vol. IV - Sculpture [spine title].

Author:

Place:
London

Publisher:
[James S. Virtue et al.]

Date:
Late 19th-century

Description:

95 plates of engravings of sculpture from The Art-Journal. (4to) 32.5x23 cm (13x9½"), bound in period three quarter green morocco and blue cloth, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.

An attractively bound collection of 95 handsome plates from the Art-Journal, featuring engravings of sculpture. Each plate is captioned with the names of the artists. The Art Journal, published in London, was the most important Victorian magazine on art. It was founded in 1839 by Hodgson & Graves, with the title the Art Union Monthly Journal (or The Art Union), the first issue of 750 copies appearing 15 February 1839. The Art-Journal ceased publication in 1912.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear and light staining to binding with rubbing to joints and extremities, areas of scuffing to leather; scattered light foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
283552
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