Memoir David Cox British Painter 1873 Illustrated tipped in photos leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Memoir of the Life of David Cox, Member of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, with Selections from his Correspondence and Some Account of his Works, by N. Neal Solly. Illustrations by David Cox.
Published 1873, London by Chapman and Hall.
339 pages. Text in English. 16 full page tipped-in albumen photographic illustrations protected by original tissue guards plus many other full page photographic/ heliotype plates.
Leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled end papers. Joints slightly scuffed, rear joint cracking, both covers still firmly and well attached. Some rubbing to bottom edges, light soiling and signs of age/ time. Interior contents clean, display a pleasing age patina. Old Art Club book plate to front paste down.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W.