English Illustration ‘The Sixties’: 1855-70 by Gleeson White with numerous illustrations by Ford Madox Brown A. Boyd Houghton Arthur Hughes Charles Keene M.J. Lawless Lord Leighton, P.R.A. Sir J.E. Millais, P.R.A. G. Du Maurier J.W. North, R.A. G.J. Pinwell Dante Gabriel Rossetti W. Small Frederick Sandys J. McNeill Whistler Frederick Walker and others 1897 1st Edition

White, Gleeson


Place Published: profusely illustrated
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1897
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: sm 4to

Profusely illustrated overview of important English illustration from 1855-70, copiously illustrated with full-page b&w plates and a small number of engravings (frontispiece engraving with tissue-guard); works by many of the major names of the period, including Pre-Raphaelites Millais and Rossetti, other artists including FM Brown, Lord Leighton, G. Du Maurier, Whistler, Pinwell and many more; all plates present and accounted for (although the page references in the List of Illustrations is not always reliable!); cream cloth boards with ornamental gilt titling and designs to front and spine, top edge gilt, remainder of pages untrimmed; bookplate to front pastedown, medium foxing to endpapers and prelims, engravings show heavy foxing/tanning and offset to facing pages, other plate illustrations clean, text block foxed, generally Very Good throughout; front board heavily foxed, lighter to spine and rear board; PLEASE NOTE: HEAVY BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA SHIPPING FOR DESTINATIONS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA.

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