Antique Book The Art Journal 1855 Volume 1 Inc Paris Exhibition Industrial Art FAB ILLUSTRATIVE READING REF DECORATIVE ART ANTIQUES

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Seller: glasskraft1 (656) 100%, Location: Blackpool, Ships to: GB, Item: 143043260937 ANTIQUE ANTIQUARIAN BOOK THE ART JOURNAL 1855 NEW SERIES VOLUME 1. UN RESTORED AND ORIGINAL USED CONDITION. INCLUDES DETAILED ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE PARIS EXHIBITION OF INDUSTRIAL ART. Exposition Universelle des produits de l'Agriculture, de l'Industrie et des Beaux-Arts de Paris 1855 WHICH RAN FROM MAY TO NOVEMBER ORGANISED BY NAPOLEON THE THIRD. THIS WAS AN EXHIBITION CREATED TO COMPETE WITH THE GREAT EXHIBITION OF LONDON 1851'.. FANTASTIC ANTIQUARIAN REFERENCE BOOK FOR FINE ART , ANTIQUE FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE PERIOD ITEMS. CONTAINS FINE ART ENGRAVINGS AND PRINTED ILLUSTRATIONS PICTURES. ALSO CONTAINS VALUABLE AND VERY INFORMATIVE INFORMATION INCLUDING ART HISTORY. THIS BOOK IS QUITE RARE AND CONTAINS ALL OF THE ORIGINAL ENGRAVINGS AS LISTED IN CONTENTS. . 24 FROM THE ROYAL PICTURES AND 12 FROM SCULPTURES. PLUS EXTRA PLATES. . LOOKS COMPLETE. WITH ALL PAGES PRESENT. HAS SOME OTHER VERY INTERESTING ILLUSTRATIONS AND READING INCLUDING A VAST AMOUNT OF DETAILED ILLUSTRATIONS FROM PARIS EXHIBITION OF INDUSTRIAL ART IN WHICH OVER 24 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES EXHIBITED WORKS. LOTS OF DECORATIVE ART OBJECTS PAINTINGS SCULPTURE INTERIOR DESIGN FROM THE PERIOD AND EARLIER ARE HIGHLY ILLUSTRATED IN THIS BOOK. TWO OF THE LISTED ENGRAVINGS ARE WITHOUT THE DUST PRESERVATION SHEET. PUBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETORS .BY GEORGE VIRTUE DEDICATED BY COMMAND TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE ALBERT PRESIDENT OF THE COMMISSION ON THE FINE ARTS. I WILL DO MY BEST TO DESCRIBE ACTUAL CONDITION OF BOOK. PLEASE ALSO REFER TO PHOTOGRAPHS. THE OUTER SPINE HAS SIX SECTIONS. HALF OF TOP SECTION 1 HAS COME AWAY FROM INNER SPINE BUT COMPLETE. THREE QUARTERS OF THE OUTER COVER IS NOT CONNECTED TO THE INNER SPINE. THE INNER SPINE HOWEVER HAS ALL OF THE INNER PAGES CONNECTED TO IT BAR THE DEDICATION PAGE WHICH IS ONLY ONE QUARTER CONNECTED TO THE SPINE. THE FIRST 24 PAGES HAVE MILD TO MODERATE CHIPS TO EDGES AND WHERE THEY CONNECT TO THE INNER SPINE. FROM PAGES 312 = PARIS EXHIBITS PAGE 9 THE BASE OF THE PAGES ARE CHIPPED IN A SMALL AREA. GOLD GUILT EDGING IS STILL PRESENT AND BRIGHT ON PAGE EDGES. LIGHT MILD FOXING DIS COLOURATION IN GENERAL THROUGHOUT THE BOOK TO PAGE EDGES FEW MM / 5MM AROUND PAGE EDGES AND SOME OF THE ENGRAVING EDGES. THE ENGRAVINGS BAR TWO HAVE THERE ORIGINAL DUST / PROTECTIVE COVERS. THE BOOK PAGES AND ENGRAVINGS BECOME BRIGHTER WITH LESS FOXING AS YOU JOURNEY THROUGH THE BOOK. THE FOXING / DIS COLOURATION IS GENERALLY ON PAGE EDGES. ODD PAGE AND ENGRAVING BUT NOT TOO MANY MILD TO MODERATE FOXING BEYOND PAGE EDGES. THE OUTER COVER HAS OBVIOUS WEAR TO THE EXTREME IN PLACES. HOWEVER IS A GOOD SOLID HARD BACK COVER. PLEASE VIEW PHOTOGRAPHS FOR FURTHER INSPECTION. ALL IN ALL A GREAT BOOK QUITE RARE WITH SOME FANTASTIC ILLUSTRATIONS. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO MAKE CONTACT WITH ANY QUESTIONS AND REQUESTS FOR MORE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE BOOK. THE BOOK WILL BE WELL PACKAGED AND POSTED FREE OF CHARGE VIA ROYAL MAIL 48 SIGNED FOR ON DELIVERY AND TRACKABLE SERVICE. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING. Original/Reproduction: Original, Publisher: GEORGE VIRTUE, Special Attributes: Illustrated, Year Printed: 1855, Non-Fiction Subject: ART, Place of Publication: LONDON

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