By Anna Brownell Jameson
London   Unit Library, Ltd
7.5" by 6" xxiii, [1], 483pp.
An uncommon copy of this illustrated study of fine arts depicting the Madonna, by Anna Brownell Jameson.
By Anna Brownell Jameson

1904 Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts by Anna Brownell Jameson

London   Unit Library, Ltd
7.5" by 6" xxiii, [1], 483pp.
An uncommon copy of this illustrated study of fine arts depicting the Madonna, by Anna Brownell Jameson.
£45.00
: 0.75kgs / : 883Q19

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Description

Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon

In the publisher's original quarter vellum binding, with cloth to the boards.

First published in 1852.

Written by art historian and author, Anna Brownell Jameson, who became very well known for her extensive writings on art, philosophy, feminism and travel. This work was volume four of Jameson's six-volume book series entitled 'Sacred and Legendary Art'.

'Legends of the Madonna' is split into Devotional and Historical Subjects, with an exploration of the Virgin before and after the birth of Christ, as well as depicting her time married to Joseph.

With vignette illustrations throughout, and twenty-seven plates. Collated, complete.

Ink inscription of Bertha Taylor to the front endpaper, dated June 20th 1906.

Condition

In the publisher's original quarter vellum binding, with cloth to the boards. Externally, generally smart, with slight bumping to the extremities and the odd mark to the boards. Wax mark to the front board. Vellum is slightly discoloured to the spine, as typical. Spotting to endpapers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean, with the occasional spot.

Very Good

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