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Legends Of The Madonna As Represented In The Fine Arts

By Mrs Jameson

1864

Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, And Green : London

8" by 5"

lxxv, 344pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A comprehensive study of the representation of the Virgin Mary through art history by the first English art historian, Anna Jameson. Beautifully illustrated, with twenty seven plates and numerous vignettes.

The third edition of this work. Collated, complete. Penned by the first English art historian, Anna Jameson. Jameson contributed a lot to nineteenth century literature, particularly in early feminism, art history, Shakespeare and poetry. Her art history writings were typically regarding sacred art. This work forms the third series of Mrs Jameson's series of 'sacred and legendary art'.

CONDITION

In a half calf binding with marbled paper boards. Externally, generally smart with light rubbing to the extremities and to the joints. Front joint is cracked. Crack to the tail of rear joint, which remains firm. Further light rubbing to the raised bands. Hinges are slightly strained but firm. Prior owners' inscriptions to the recto of front endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with spotting to the extremities of all pages.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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