The Early Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.: A Brief Sketch of the Life of the Artist, Illustrated by Photographs of Twenty of His Most Popular Works, with a Complete List of His Exhibited Pictures
The Early Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.: A Brief Sketch of the Life of the Artist, Illustrated by Photographs of Twenty of His Most Popular Works, with a Complete List of His Exhibited Pictures
The Early Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.: A Brief Sketch of the Life of the Artist, Illustrated by Photographs of Twenty of His Most Popular Works, with a Complete List of His Exhibited Pictures
The Early Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.: A Brief Sketch of the Life of the Artist, Illustrated by Photographs of Twenty of His Most Popular Works, with a Complete List of His Exhibited Pictures
The Early Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.: A Brief Sketch of the Life of the Artist, Illustrated by Photographs of Twenty of His Most Popular Works, with a Complete List of His Exhibited Pictures
The Early Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.: A Brief Sketch of the Life of the Artist, Illustrated by Photographs of Twenty of His Most Popular Works, with a Complete List of His Exhibited Pictures
The Early Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.: A Brief Sketch of the Life of the Artist, Illustrated by Photographs of Twenty of His Most Popular Works, with a Complete List of His Exhibited Pictures

The Early Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.: A Brief Sketch of the Life of the Artist, Illustrated by Photographs of Twenty of His Most Popular Works, with a Complete List of His Exhibited Pictures

London: Bell and Daldy, 1870. First edition. Purple cloth with extensive gilt decoratation on cover and spine, very attractive. 80 pp. with 20 photographic reproductions. VG- (Frontis is loose, but undamaged. Lower front spine gutter beginning to show fraying. Some very light scattered foxing.). Item #100083

This is a beautiful specimen of a Victorian art binding. It does show a wee bit of uneven discoloration on the cover, where it may have been shelved next to a much smaller volume. An early use of photographic illustrations. This 1870 edition, published a year after the first edition has twenty photographic plates, compared to sixteen in the first edition of 1869.

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