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1852 Magazine of Art: Audubon, Ballooning, Gold in Calif, Slavery, Technology

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1852 Magazine of Art: Audubon, Ballooning, Gold in Calif, Slavery, Technology

The Illustrated Exhibitor and Magazine of Art: Collected From The Various Departments of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, History, Biography, Art-Industry, Manufactures, Inventions and Discoveries, Local and Domestic Scenes, Ornamental Works. 2 Volumes. John Cassell (publisher). London. 1852. Vol.1:(iv),(1)-412 pages. Vol 2: (iv),(1)-408. Illustrated. 11-5/8 Inches. Hard covers. Bound in the original publisher's blue blind-stamped cloth with gilt decoration on the front covers and title on spine. Exterior lightly rubbed and bumped. A handsome set. Includes 100s of interesting articles including Audubon, American Naturalist; Ballooning; Death and Immortality; Glass, Silvering and Ornamenting; Gold in California and Australia; Iron Founding; Locomotive Factory; Manufacture of Glass at Apsley Pellatt and Cos., London; Meteoric Showers; Negro Slavery; Photography, Recent Discoveries; etc., etc. With hundreds of illustrations including William Blake, etc.


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