Pictures And Royal Portraits Illustrative Of English And Scottish History,.

ARCHER, THOMAS..

Bound in elaborately decorated gilt tooled maroon morocco. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. A little wear to extremities and scattered foxing, largely confined to margins; otherwise a very good set.

£175.00

Publisher

Blackie and Son.,

Place

London

Date

1878

Synopsis

From the introduction of christianity to the present time. engraved from important works by distinguished modern painters, and from authentic state portraits. with descriptive historical sketches by thomas archer. volumes i and ii.

Item Description

TWO VOLUMES. FIRST EDITION. 4to. 9 x 12 inches. Vol. I, x + [ii] + 184 pp.; Vol. II, viii + [ii] + 171 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 69 engraved sepia plates, including 2 frontispieces, with tissue guards. Decorated by publisher's devices on title pages.

Notes

Papers on history by Thomas Archer (1830-93), lavishly illustrated by engravings of Victorian genre paintings on dramatic events of history and by royal portraits.
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[Stock No. 25430]

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