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Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts. Forming the Third Series of Sacred and Legendary Art, Jameson, Mrs

Author Name    Jameson, Mrs

Title   Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts. Forming the Third Series of Sacred and Legendary Art

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1852

Seller ID   019569

lxvi + 370pp + 32pp adverts at rear. index, 152 woodcuts called for in text, 156 present. 29 full page drawings called for, 31 present. Contempoary blue boards, blind-stamped decoration with gilt decoration to front and gilt titling to spine. A few bumps and marks, spine is sunned (browned). Bookplate to front pastedown of Sir Robert Shafto-Adair. General foxing to contents, some light spotting throughout, a few marks to contents commensurate with age. Closed edge tear (1.5in) to 1 page. Minor signs of weakness to joints, binding overall is very tight with no loose pages or drawings. Overall a Good copy of the scarce first edition. Contents arranged in 2 parts:- Devotional Subjects; Historical Subjects.

Art Drawings Religion Christianity Theology Antiquarian

Price = 200.00 GBP



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