1862 The Art Journal New Series Volume I Illustrated Catalogue of the International Exhibition
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding
First edition of The Art Journal New Series Volume I with the Illustrated Catalogue of the International Exhibition.
Bound in half calf and marbled boards.
The Art Journal was a significant art magazine for art in the nineteenth century. Its editor at the time was Samuel Carter Hall. It was admired for its honest portrayal of the fine arts.
This edition includes the catalogue for the International Exhibition of 1862 and the first issue of 1863.
Densely illustrated throughout with engravings from pictures and works of art by various artists and engravers.
In half calf bindings and marbled boards. Externally, sound. There is some bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities There is some wear to the head and tail of the spine. The boards are slightly worn. The hinges are starting but firm, and the front joint is working loose to the top. Internally, generally firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean with the occasional spot and a few tide marks.
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