Selections from the Works of Sir George Harvey, P.R.S.A., Described by Rev. A.L. Simpson and Photographed by Thomas Annan
Selections from the Works of Sir George Harvey, P.R.S.A., Described by Rev. A.L. Simpson and Photographed by Thomas Annan.
Published by Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh. Presumed first edition. Undated, but c. 1870. Scarce - Worldcat cites only 4 examples in libraries.
An impressive large folio book featuring the work of Scottish painter, Sir George Harvey, 1806-1876. Features 19 of the artist's paintings, each with a page of descriptive text, and mounted on stiff card with gilt edge.
A very good green cloth hardback with red leather corners and spine, with gilt. Soundly bound. With some scuffing and bumping and leather worn in places. Previous owner's bookplate to first pastedown (Charles Tennant, The Glen - Scottish Chemist and Industrialist). Text is very good with scattered spotting - mainly to margins surrounding images. Gilt edges all round.
An impressive and imposing volume.
Text in English.
Weight approximately 3.9kg (unpacked).
Dimensions approximately 445mm high x 385mm x 30mm.