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    Wilhelm Lübke, author. Russell Sturgis, editor. Outlines of the History of Art. By Dr. Wilhelm Lübke. Edited, Minutely Revised and Largely Rewritten by Russell Sturgis. In Two Volumes - Fully Illustrated. Volume I. [II.]. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1904.

    Published April, 1904. Two octavo volumes. x, 626; vii, 557 pages. Generously illustrated throughout, including several black and white photographic plates. Plus color frontispieces. Index.

    Publisher's delicately ribbed red cloth coves with the front cover displaying a small gilt illustration on the front covers. The spines are lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edges gilt. Some light rubbing to the covers, the corners and head and foot of the spines are slightly bumped, small bookseller's tickets affixed to the front free endpapers, previous owner's inscriptions on the front free endpapers. Altogether very good copies.

    Esteemed German art historian, Wilhelm Lübke (1826 - 1893), first published this work under the German title Grundriss der Kunstgeschichte in 1860.


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