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    [William B. Scott and W.M. Rossetti]. Group of Six Large Illustrated Books in Decorative Bindings. [Various places]: [Various publishers, 1846-1874]. Six books in heavy decorated publisher's cloth over boards, five with all edges gilt. Beautifully illustrated books. The William B. Scott title has loose plates and is lacking one of its twenty plates. Boards rubbed and soiled, spine tears with paper loss, small corner bumps, joints cracked; bookplates, hinges cracked, holograph annotations or markings, foxing or smudging, spots of browning, damp stains, few small paper lifts, loose pages; otherwise in good to very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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    Titles include: R.A. Sprigg. The London Art Union Prize Annual of 1846. Containing over Two Hundred and Fifty Engravings of Pictures and Sculptures Purchased by the London Art Union. London: Art Union, 1846. [and:] George Palmer Putnam, editor. The Home Book of the Picturesque: or American Scenery, Art, and Literature. New York: G.P. Putnam, 1852. Quarto. 188 pages. Frontispiece, extra engraved title page, and eleven engraved plates. [and:] The National Portrait Gallery. London, Paris & New York: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, [n.d.]. Quarto. 160 pages and four page catalog at the end. [and:] W.M. Rossetti and others. English Painters of the Present Day. Essays. London: Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1871. Folio. 73 pages. Twelve illustrated plates. [and:] William B. Scott. The British School of Sculpture. London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1872. Folio. vi, 138 pages. [and:] G.A. Simox. Recollections of a Rambler. London: Chapman and Hall, 1874. Quarto. 152 pages. Forty illustrations.



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    June, 2015
    17th Wednesday
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