Lothrop, 1879, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
BENJAMIN, S.G.W. Our American Artists, With Portraits, Studios, and Engravings of Paintings, Boston: D. Lothrop, 1879. Octavo, unpaginated, green cloth boards with beveled edges, black stamped lettering and a gilt palette on front, all edges gilt, illustrated. Not a children's book but meant to introduce the uninitiated to art; interesting to all for its depictions of artists' studios and working methods. Condition of this book: Spine ends, corners rubbed with minor losses, boards a bit darkened but gilt is bright. Interior is clean and tight. Very good and attractive overall. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53505.