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Memorial Catalogue Of The Burns Exhibition

By Anon.

1898 - Glasgow - William Hodge and Company

11.5" by 8"; (xxiv) 505pp

 

 

 
 


 

DETAILS

A fascinating collection of images and descriptions from an exhibition held at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts.

Limited Edition, of which four hundred copies were printed, this being no. 74. With numerous plates throughout, many retaining their original tissue guards. The Burns Memorial Catalogue List of Subscribers for March 1896 loosely inserted.

The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts (RGI) is an independent organisation in Glasgow, founded in 1861, which promotes contemporary art and artists in Scotland. It is the third largest organization of its kind in the United Kingdom. The Institute organizes the largest and most prestigious annual art exhibition in Scotland - open to all artists and with some 17 awards of cash prizes on offer. The centenary of Robert Burns death on 21st July 1896 saw national celebrations to commemorate his life and achievements. The centenary exhibition held in Glasgow presented many relics of Robert Burns, his family and friends.

CONDITION

In cloth binding. Externally quite smart, there are markings to the boards and backstrip, as well as wear to extremities, joints and backstrip. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are generally bright and clean, although there are minor instances of spotting throughout. Some of the dustcovers are detached. There is also a loose list of subsribers inserted.  Overall: VERY GOOD


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