FINDEN'S GALLERY OF MODERN ART, Being a Series of Highly Finished Steel Engravings, Illustrative of the Character, Beauty, and Costume of Many Lands; With Original Descriptive Tales by Mrs. S. C. Hall, Mrs. Howitt, Laman Blanchard, Charles Sain and Other

Item #96-0928

London & New York nd (1840s). 15 x 11", gilt-dec panelled red leather, gilt-dec spine with raised bands, dentelles gilt, aeg, two volumes in one, 66;66pp, 59 of 60 steel engravings, covers worn esp extremities, front cover detached and rear hinge badly cracked, half the outer margin missing 1/8", foxing throughout, some creasing, a few plates with sm vertical tear at gutter, some text pp browned, minor underlining, light smucging & edge tears. Includes works by Leigh Hunt, Miss Mitford and Miss E (Elizabeth) Barrett. Despite all the faults, this is still an attractive book with wonderful steel engravings. FIRST EDITION.

Price: $495.00

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