Auction 103, Lot 577

"[Lot of Prints] Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion",

Subject: Miscellany

Period: 1853 (published)


Color: Black & White

11 x 15 inches
27.9 x 38.1 cm

Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Volume V, July - December, 1853. The volume is complete, but not collated, without binding and the first few pages at front are loose. Includes the volume title page and index page. Filled with hundreds of wood engravings, including trout fishing, deer and bird hunting scenes, Portsmith, N.H., 17 sailing ships from a historical article, Princeton, double-page of buildings in Boston, another of Constantinople, etc. Sold as a collection of engravings. 416 pp., folio, gilt edges.


Condition: B

Overall toning with some foxing, mostly near ends. Roughness to some pages that have come loose from signature. Engravings are all usable and vary A-B condition.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 6/11/2003