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NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY.

Description:
An eclectic collection of 40 fine tinted lithographic portraits taken from photographs, with accompanying biographical letter-press, 26 British and 14 International. Half calf gilt with marbled boards, all edges gilt, calligraphic presentation inscription to OWEN & FLORENCE JENKINS, LEOMINSTER, on their wedding, 1st. 1st. 1891, a very good copy.

*The British selection includes THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY - JOHN TYNDALL - DUKE OF ARGYLL - WILLIAM CHAMBERS - WILLIAM WITHEY GULL - LIONEL ROTHSCHILD - ANTHONY FROUDE; the International section comprises mainly monarchs and political leaders but also includes GUSTAV DORÉ. This work was initially issued in monthly, then weekly parts, one portrait per part, a total of 80 during the 3 year period.

Cassell, Petter & Galpin. London.

Date Published: 1874-1877.

Stock No. 61984

Price: 90.00

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