Pageant 1896 Whistler Art Magazine Literary Journal Poetry Theatre Visual ArtsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Literary Magazines, Arts Journals, Poetry, Theatre, Drama).
The Pageant, ed. by C. Hazelwood Shannon and J.W. Gleeson White.
Published 1896, London by Henry & Co.
243 pages. Text in English. Publisher's catalog at rear. Profusion of illustrations, many full page plates. Includes an original lithograph by Whistler called "Brother". Art and stories by Dante G. Rossetti, John E. Millais, Watts, Burne Jones, Max Beerbohm, Robert Bridges, Maeterlinck, Houseman and many others.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt & embossed pictorial cover decorations, deckled edges.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this nice 19th century book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W.