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Title:
Complementary Exhibition of Original Drawings by Famous Artists, Made for the Ladies’ Home Journal At the Galleries of the Art Club, Boston, November Fifteenth to Twenty-Eighth Inclusive, Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Five
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 010627

Author: Various / Unknown
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: The Art Club
Place: Boston
Year: 1895
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Softcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
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, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Illustrated stiff paper wraps which are string bound, 25 pages, [14] leaves of plates, includes the following: Reginald B. Birch, B. West Clinedinst, Wilson Dr Meza, Arthur B. Frost, Charles Dana Gibson, W. Hamilton Gibson, Miss Kate Greenaway, W. St. John Harper, E. W. Kemble, Albert Lynch, Eric Pape, W. A. Rogers, W. T. Smedley, Mrs. Alice Barber Stephens, Frank O. Small, Henry Sandham, W. Granville Smith, J. Sandoz, W. L. Taylor, T. De Thulstrup, Abby E. Underwood, Irving R. Wiles. Covers soiled, front bottom edge chipped with small pieces missing, foot of spine, bumped, bottom corners chipped, top corners lightly chipped, fore edge front cover chipped, a few pages have finger smudges in blank margin at fore edge. The plates feature a portrait of the artist (only 14 have portraits and examples of their work)and an example of his/her work, the text pages make up the Catalog for the Exhibition and lists the artist’s name and what he illustrated for the Ladies Home Journal. From the Foreword: “Comparatively few people, in turning the pages of a modern book or magazine, realize the care and thought devoted to the preparation of illustrations. It is to be hoped that the present exhibition will offer an opportunity for a clearer conception of the true value of the illustrative art and the worthiness of current magazine illustration.” Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 4 oz. Category: Art & Design; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010627.