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Gems of the Centennial Exhibition Consisting of Illustrated Descriptions  of Objects of an Artistic Character in the Exhibits of the United States,  Great Britain

Gems of the Centennial Exhibition Consisting of Illustrated Descriptions of Objects of an Artistic Character in the Exhibits of the United States, Great Britain

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Backstrip split and reglued, front hinge tender, boards worn. Internally very clean and bright.


NY: D. Appleton and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Backstrip split and reglued, front hinge tender, . boards worn. Internally very clean and bright.. 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. Title continued: France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Hungary, Russia, Japan, China, Egypt, Turkey, India, Etc. , Etc. , at the Philadelphia International Exhibition of 1876. Grey decorative cloth binding with gilt lettering and outline and black floral debossed embellishments. All edges gilt. Several pages of publisher's ads. Many engravings of mirrors, statuary, silver, plates, furniture, pottery, carpets, tiles, porcelain, stained glass, glassware and other fine decorative objects from the countries above. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 164 pages .
  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 28116
  • Title: Gems of the Centennial Exhibition Consisting of Illustrated Descriptions of Objects of an Artistic Character in the Exhibits of the United States, Great Britain
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good with no dust jacket; Backstrip split and reglued, front hinge tender, boards worn. Internally very clean and bright.
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1877
  • Keywords: PHILADELPHIA International Exhibition Of 1876, Decorative Arts, 19th Century Art
  • Bookseller catalogs: Art; Antiques and Collectables;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / General; ART / General;


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