Homer, Winslow, et all (illus).
New York. D. Appleton & Co., 1894-1895.
Six bound volumes (History, plus sections 1 through 5): typogravures in color with paper mats, typogravures, and photogravures, each volume approximately 17 x 13 inches, gilt lettered decorative paper and red cloth covered boards (hardbound). All volumes have some wear and rubbing to covers. HISTORY VOLUME: iv+lxxxiv pp, good condition. Section 1: 39pp, magazine article taped to upper margin of front pastedown and front endpaper, MISSING color plate "A Sandy Road" by Meulen; Section 2: 41-79 pp, MISSING photogravure "The Lake in the Wood" by Chattel; Section 3: 83-119 pp, MISSING text pages 81-82 and photogravure "The Friend of the Lowly" by L'hermitte; Section 4: 121-157 pp, MISSING photogravure "The Women at the Tomb" by Bouguereau; Section 5: viii+161-197 pp, front endpaper loose, paper mat on Sewell color plate torn. Includes photogravure "The Herring Net" by Winslow Homer, "The Ant" by Guillaume Dubufe, plus beautiful views of the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago during 1893. Item #55621