Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical, Michael Bryan, 1902, 2 Volume Set
Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical, by Michael Bryan. New Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Edited by Robert Edmund Graves of the British Museum, and Sir Walter Armstrong, Director of the National Gallery of Ireland. 2 Volume Set complete.
Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. No signature, and the annotations are not in his hand. Please see our other listings for related works.
Published by George Bell and Sons, London, 1902.
A substantial set of 2 fair hardbacks. With burgundy cloth over boards and brown cloth to spine with gilt titles. Some scuffing, bumping and fraying to head and tail. There is some give in the spine as inner joints are cracked and strained with the heavy text blocks.
Previous owner has created a hand scripted list of Artists on the blank endpapers at the front of each volume. Text is clean with some previous owner's pencil annotations. Text blocks a little fragile at spine binding.
Volume I: A-K: xi + 755pp.
Volume II: L-Z: xi + 771pp + 6pp Monograms of Painters and Engravers.
Weight approximately 4kg (the set - unpacked).
Each volume 271mm high x 192mm wide x 59mm deep.