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Auction 98, Lot 540

"Victorian Illustrated Books", Muir, Percy

Subject: Book Illustration Reference

Period: 1989 (published)

Publication: Portman Books


7.6 x 10 inches
19.3 x 25.4 cm
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An invaluable reference and overall chronicle of Victorian illustrated books with chapters on children's books, Thomas Bewick, Punch, The Dalziel era, American illustrators and more. Contains nearly 100 illustrations (some in color) by various artists of the period. Lists at end of each chapter of most important books of the category and period. 287pp. Hardbound in maroon with gilt title on spine, with dj.


Condition: A

As new, except corners slightly bumped.

Estimate: $40 - $60


Closed on 3/6/2002