Gems of the Exhibition. [Cover-title] 1851.

RARE ALBUM OF THE GREAT EXHIBITION

Gems of the Exhibition. [Cover-title] 1851.

1851. Quarto. Original leather, stamped in blind and gilt, title stamped in the center of the upper cover. Colored dome-topped engraving (10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches; 26 x 18 cm. ) of the Exhibition hall, plus 12 unsigned hand-colored prints mounted on card, illustrating various exhibits: Crystal Fountain, Silk Tent, Her Majesty's Boudoir, etc. The prints measure 7 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches. Binding rubbed and worn, and with a 3x4 inch piece of leather cut from the covering of the back cover. Despite the wear to the covers and soiling of the mats, the prints are in remarkably fresh condition. Rare. Item #31472

Price: $1,500.00

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