Title: Pictures of Society - Grave and Gay
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Publisher: London Sampson, Low, Son and Marston 1866
Illustrator: Engravings By Dalziel Brothers
Seller ID: 000816
Contains 95 engravings presented as plates, printed by the Dalziel Brothers and illustrated by various artists [Cooper, von Ramberg, Crane et all]. Each plate[s] accompanies either a poem, story or short essay, again by literary figures of the day. Dark green cloth binding with very ornate gilt embossing to upper board and backstrip and blind embossing to lower board. Bevelled edges. 26x19 cm. Aeg. Vii plus 226 pp. Overall condition: very good. Gutta-percha binding has been re-set. Replacement end papers. Corners / backstrip edge rubbed / slightly worn. Head / tail of backstrip bumped. Very marginal brown spotting to first few pages and verso of last plate, otherwise contents clean and very good. Please note that due to the weight of this book [1.5 kg. ] there will be a postage supplement outside of the UK. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
PLATES, ENGRAVINGS, POETRY, COOPER, VON RAMBERG, CRANE,