Pictorial Gallery of Arts; Volume I - Useful Arts.
London Printing and Publishing Co.
Folio (10 x 14), pp. xl, 384, indexed, illustrated with "nearly four thousand woodcuts and 10 full page steel engravings". An extraordinary encyclopaedic survey of both the useful and the fine arts, based on the Great Exhibition of 1851 (of which a full account is given, together with the story of its removal from Hyde Park to Crystal Palace and its re-opening in 1859).
Excellent survey of both useful and fine arts, based on Great Exhibition of 1851.
Edition: First edition
Binding: Half-Leather over pub. pictorial boards
Condition: Fair, some foxing, title page has large tear, but complete; some
Book Id: 1557