11 October 2005
WYATT, Matthew Digby. The Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century. A Series of Illustrations of the Choicest Specimens Produced by Every Nation at the Great Exhibition of Works of Industry. London: Day & Son, 1851-53.
2 volumes, 2o. Additional chromolithographed titles and 158 chromolithographed and tinted lithographed plates (occasional spotting and staining). Contemporary black half morocco, upper cover gilt-decorated and lettered, edges gilt (some wear, inner hinges reinforced).
FIRST EDITION. Abbey Life 85. (2)
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