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(Paris Exhibition 1855)

The Exhibition of Art-Industry in Paris, 1855.

London, Virtue & Co. nd (1855).

Reference: 9158
Price: £75 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. (2)+xx+46pp, wood-engraved text ills. Publisher’s cloth, rubbed, heavily in places, chipped at corners and head and foot of spine.Waterstain to inner corner visible on endpapers but only very light on upper margin of text pages. Recent booklabel and inscription to front free endpaper.

Descriptions of the displays of fabrics, furniture, porcelain, jewellry, bronzes, clocks, ornamental metalwork and so on at the Paris Exhibition of 1855, with a lengthy section illustrating and commenting on exhibits providing a valuable source of information for both French and English manufacturers.