The Great Cathedrals of the World: One Hundred and Thirty Full Page Plates Executed in Photogravure; with Explanatory and Descriptive (Volume 1). Fred Allen.
The Great Cathedrals of the World: One Hundred and Thirty Full Page Plates Executed in Photogravure; with Explanatory and Descriptive (Volume 1)

The Great Cathedrals of the World: One Hundred and Thirty Full Page Plates Executed in Photogravure; with Explanatory and Descriptive (Volume 1)

Boston: Haskell & Post, 1886. Hardbound. Oversized, bound in 3/4 red leather and red cloth boards; top edge gilt, marble illustrated end papers, 152 pp; illustrated with 65 tissue-guarded bw photographic plates. Good (heavy shelfwear to boards with most of leather spine missing and crude taped repairs, beginning and end pages are loose but all plates are present. Light water damage along borders of plates 116, 124 and 152 along with the last end pages). Item #188918

Volume 1 only of a 2 volume set with thorough descriptions and beautiful photographs of both exterior and interior views of 28 of the world's best-known cathedrals. Several from England are represented, as well as ones from Italy, Spain, France, Antwerp and St. Patrick's in NY.

OCLC: 2749589

Price: $90.00