The Picture Gallery Explored World History 1824 illustrated antiquarian bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Illustrated Books, World History, 19th Century Books,).
The Picture Gallery Explored: Or, An Account of Various Ancient Customs and Manners Interspersed with Anecdotes and Biographical Sketches of Illustrious Characters.
Published 1824, London for Harvey and Darton.
200 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis illustration plus eight full page engraved plates throughout.
Scarce early 19th century illustrated book in any condition.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and title lettering, paper covered boards. Spine splitting and cracked, but binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
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. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.