Middle Ages & Renaissance Arts Music c 1880's Paul LaCroix pictorial Art BookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Arts in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, by Paul LaCroix.
Published c. 1880's, London by J.S. Virtue & Co.
464 pages. Text in English. Frontispiece protected by original tissue guard. Profusely illustrated throughout with c. 400 engraved in text illustrations plus a chromolitho frontis. Complete as issued.
Second edition, with an added chapter on Music.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, decoratively embossed cover decorations.
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, light small scattered spotting, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, 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 antique 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. 11 1/4" H x 7 3/4" W.