(EXPOSITION--LONDON--1862) THE ART JOURNAL ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, 1862. London: James S. Virtue, 1862. Small folio. Contemporary quarter calf, all edges gilt. xii, 324 pages, 10 lithographic plates. First edition. A profusely illustrated catalogue for the London 1862 exhibition (the much enlarged successful followup to the original inaugural 1851 exhibition) published by The Art Journal featuring articles on the fine and decorative arts such as "The International Exhibition," "The Mediaeval Court," "Notes on the Raw Materials used by Artists as seen in the Exhibition," "Machinery employed in Art-Manufactures," "Art in its Influence on Art-Manufacture," "Modern Sculpture of all nations in the Exhibition," among others. Every aspect of arts and manufactures is included and well illustrated: furniture, jewellery, iron, steel and brass work, porcelain, terra-cotta, etc., carpets, tapestries, glass, silver, stone and wood carving, wall decoration, works in sculpture, etc. Very good. (Inventory #: 39840)
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