THE DUSSELDORF ARTISTS' ALBUM with Original Contributions By Various English Poets

By: Howitt, Mary [edited and translated]

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Book Condition: Fine


Fine full gilt dec. borders and titlesfront and rear boards with 6 cmpartments and five raised bands decorated in finely giltdecorated. Marbled end-papers with a.e.g. Fine illustrated frontis-plate with hand -coloured titles in red. and gilt printed titles and decoration. A second title-page lithographic printed in Germany with fine and beautiful colour printed illustration highlighted in red hand-colouring by Scheuren fec and printed by Litho Jnst, Von Arnz & Co. Part One. PLATES 11 full-page litho tinted plates depicting vices and virtues 26cms.Part 2 Half-title page 40pp. POEMS WITH ILLUSTRATIONS 14 full-page tinted litho plates. Text printed by G.D. Baedeker. Illus. by L. Richter, Th HosemannB. Vautier. First printing of 'Sister Helen' by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and 'A Summer Evening' by Chritina Rossetti. A RARE AND FINE COPY. [The Dusseldorf School of painting refers to a group of artists in the 1830/40's and often involved fine and detailed landscapes, with religious and allergorial stories. It grew out of the German Romantic Movement and these lithographic prints were printed in Europe including Paris.

TITLE: THE DUSSELDORF ARTISTS' ALBUM with Original Contributions By Various English Poets

Author Name: Howitt, Mary [edited and translated]

Categories: Illustrated,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Trubner and Co., 12 Paternoster Row: 1854

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Fine

Size: small folio

Seller ID: Pa977