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The Chefs D'oeuvre D'art Of The International Exhibition, 1878.

By: Strahan, Edward (Ed) (Dore)

Price: $117.45

Publisher: Philadellphia, Gebbie and Barrie: (1878)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38786

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


B/ W; apr 12 x 17"; Splendid full page wood engravings as well as gravure plates of the paintings. The introductory section gives an illustrated description of the buildings. Printed for the INternational Exhibition of 1878. 3/4 red morocco leather over red cloth. Xvi+ii+138 pp with 48 gravure plates, 28 full-p. Wood engr plates, and 83 wood-engr. Text illustrated Scattered light foxing Spine head repaired. Hinges and text-block are firm. Aproc 12 x 17" and 12 pounds. The book deals with the art works shown at the exposition; they are without exception academic and mostly pedestrian, b... View more info