London, England: J. Hogarth, 1854. Hardcover. Green cloth. 164 pp. with a bw frontis, 30 bw engravings, bw tailpiece drawing, and a folding facsimile manuscript. AEG. VG, clean, tight interior with mild tanning to page ends and book plate inside front cover; BUT top half of spine cloth (with title label) has come off and needs to be re-attached. (It is laid into the book.) Book is still solid. Item #14095
Includes 15 engravings by Turner, 15 by Girtin, the tailpiece drawing by Girtin, and frontis of Turner by Count D'Orsay. Text includes the list of plates, preface, biographical memoir of Turner and Girtin and facsimile copies of three original letters, two from Turner to others. Turner and Girtin were contemporaries, friends and artistic rivals.
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