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The Rugendas Letters
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
first voyage to Brazil
The Ship of the Marine Painters
Chatterton, E. Keble. Old Sea Paintings. London + New York, John Lane The Bodly Head and Dodd, Mead & Co. resp., no date. Large 8vo. XIII pp., 1 l., 179 pp., 2 ll. publisher’s advertisings. With
110 (15 color , partly full-page) illustrations
from the MacPherson Collection
and other property on 64 one-sided plates. Navy blue orig. cloth with gilt back and front board. Blue head edge.
Chatterton’s standard work of 1928, here in generous typography on wide-margined heavy paper. – 2 sides uncut, but cut open. – Title in blue + black. – Except for the more affected fly-leaves, titles, preface, and contents as well as advertising leaves within the text only slightly to feebly foxing, diminishing the general impression only relatively especially in combination with the throughout clean plates. The lower edge of the front board of the generally somewhat time-marked binding discolored for up to 2.5 cm, the back board somewhat more rubbed in the upper part, a small tear in the lower edge of the back repaired.
Subdivided in The First Marine Painters – The Fifteenth-Century Painters – The New School of Marine Artists – The Golden Age of Sea-Painting – The Rise of the English School – The Development of Marine Painting in England – Early Nineteenth-Century Sea-Painting – The Final Phase – Index .