Fanshaw, 1842, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
[Arts weekly.] The New-York Mirror, A Weekly Gazette of Literature and the Fine Arts, 49 issues bound in 1 volume, New York: D. Fanshaw. 1842. Folio, pp. [ii], 424, marbled paper-covered boards half-bound in red morocco with gilt lettering to the spine, speckled edges, engraved and woodcut illustration. Lacking 3 issues in November. Published sheet music of popular songs in addition to its arts and literary coverage. Nine large plates here, including a sprawling Battle of Bunker Hill scene by Trumbull and Washington Crossing the Delaware. Begun in 1823, the Mirror participated in the general improvement in American illustration in the '30s and '40s. "The New York Mirror published good work, particularly views" -- Frank Weitenkampf, American Graphic Art, p. 179. Condition of this book Covers worn at extremities, preliminary leaves foxed, interior mostly fine, clean and tight. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). 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: Over 3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54280.