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[Edward HERON ALLEN (1861-1943)]. – The GREAT EXHIBITION.

The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue. The Industry of All Nations 1851.

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Offered for sale by Adam Langlands of 'Shadowrock Rare Books' - for more information please contact him via email at [email protected] 

[Edward HERON ALLEN (1861-1943)]. – The GREAT EXHIBITION.The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue. The Industry of All Nations 1851. London: published for the Proprietors, by George Virtue, [1851]. Folio (12 5/8 x 9 1/2in; 321 x 241mm).  Pp.[i-vi]-xxvi,1-328, I-XVI, I-VIII, I-VIII, I-VIII, I-XXII. Wood-engraved decorative title, numerous wood-engraved decorations and illustrations. Contemporary olive green half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, the spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second, the others with elaborate repeat decoration in gilt, cream endpapers, gilt edges to book block (some light scuffing to extremities, slight curve to boards). Provenance: Edith and Edward Heron Allen (armorial bookplate dated 1924).

A very attractive copy of the standard illustrated catalogue, describing and picturing the ‘best of’ from the Great Exhibition of 1851.

  • Sold By: Shadowrock Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Adam Langlands
  • Country: United States
  • Email: [email protected]
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