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Pictures From Scribner's.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. First Edition. Original Wraps. Collection of reprints of 50 illustrations from Scribner's Magazine from the last 1890's by some of the most prominent illustrators of the day, Edwin Abbey and F.S. Church, C.S. Reinhart among others. Uniquely captures social aspects of 19th century leisure time, fashion, social status, etc. Also, several historical illustrations of famous Revolutionary War scenes, patriotism. Artists also included A.B. Frost (including three images from 1890's golfing and three images of 1890's bicycling), Charles Dana Gibson (10 plates), Howard Pyle (9 plates), F. Hopkinson Smith, Daniel Vierge and several others. Scarce in any condition. Very Good+. Minor shelf/edge wear, small closed spit in top front hinge, minor wear to head and tail, else bright and unmarred. Three fold portfolio, burgundy cloth hinges, wood veneer boards housing loose sheets. 4to. np. Illus. (b/w plates). Complete set of 50 black and white illustrations. Item #6686

Price: $250.00

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