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Selected Proofs from the First and Second Portfolios of Illustrations from Scribner's Monthly and St. Nicholas by n.a - Hardcover - 1881. - from Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB and Biblio.com

Selected Proofs from the First and Second Portfolios of Illustrations from Scribner's Monthly and St. Nicholas

by n.a

Condition: See description


New York. The Century Co. 1881. Bound in pictorial gilt decorated 1/2 morocco and cloth covered boards. Pictorial endsheets. a.e.g. Folio (11" x 14"). First Edition. Illustrated with 57 full page proof impressions. Includes engravings by: Thomas Cole, Foote, Whistler, Millet, etc. Spine well rubbed, else a handsome crisp copy.
  • Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 8445
  • Title: Selected Proofs from the First and Second Portfolios of Illustrations from Scribner's Monthly and St. Nicholas
  • Author: n.a
  • Format/binding: Bound in pictorial gilt decorated 1/2 morocco and cloth covered boards. Pictorial endsheets. a.e.g.
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Century Co.
  • Place: New York.
  • Date published: 1881.
  • Size: Folio (11" x 14").

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morocco
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