Philadelphia: Artists' Fund Society of Philadelphia Galleries, 1868. Hardbound. Oversize book, purple-brown cloth boards, gilt titles, embossed cover design and beveled edges. Embossed title on back cover.  text leaves plus 20 bw plates. Fair. Spine cloth has several tears along hinge, 3 small areas of loss including one at each end, inner hinges have cracks, rear hinge fragile. Light foxing throughout. Binding fragile, nine plates separated, laid in. Item #103010
"Issued By The Society To Its Associate Members and Subscribers." 15 of the 20 plates are signed by the artist in pencil (unsigned artists desaignated by "(NS)." Includes works by C. Schussele (NS), I.L. Williams, George C. Lambdin, Thomas Moran, Daniel R. Knight, William Trost Richards (NS), Peter Moran, S.J. Ferris, William H. Willcox, Edward Moran, V. De V. Bonfield, Samuel B. Waugh, James Hamilton (NS), N.H. Trotter, T. Henry Smith (NS), Samuel Sartain, E.B. Bensell (NS), John Faulkner, George B. Wood Jr., and T.J. Fenimore.
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