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Title: The Portfolio (January-June 1894) - the Etchings of Rembrandt; Malta and the Knights Hospitallers; Josiah Wedgwood Master Potter; Jules Bastien-Lepage; Dante Gabriel Rossetti; Frederick Walker and His Works.
Description: London: Seeley and Co. Limited, 1894. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 20.5x28cm. SIX ISSUES BOUND AS ONE, all Seeley and Co. Limited London (also published in New York by Macmillan and Co.) 1894; brown leather spine and fore edge corners with gilt lines surrounding lighter brown inserts; gilt titling and lines on spine with five raised bands; surface wear to edges and extremities, most prominently front lower fore edge corner, then spine; LAIRD SCHOOL OF ART stamps occasionally throughout, ex libris printed pastedown and small bookbinder sticker on inside front cover, also bearing remnants of erased pencilled notes, plus a few spots; front endpaper stained and browned, image of frontispiece clean but margin is grubby and base area of white is stained, seemingly from damp and this stain occurs sporadically throughout first half of book, on most of but not all the plates, and barely visibly on the surrounding text pages; one plate and two consecutive pages are MISSING from the Wedgwood issue and page 7/8 is MISSING from the Bastien-Lepage issue; index and rear endpapers spotted. Page block inconsistently cut at base and fore edges, red topped. Extra postage fee likely due to weight.. Good to Very Good .

Keywords: Portfolio Art Periodical Journal Magazine 19th Century Seeley Rembrandt Etchings Wedgwood Malta Knights Bastien-Lepage Rossetti Walker

Price: GBP 60.00 = appr. US$ 85.68 Seller: Hay on Wye Promotions Ltd
- Book number: MPS3106

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