VICTORIAN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
First edition. Five colored illustrations and ninety-one in black and white. Chapters on Catnachery, Bewick, Cruikshank, Dalziel, the advent of Color, America, etc. Randeria bookplate.
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ELEMENTS OF ELECTRO-METALLURGY
by Smee, Alfred
Presentation copy - " with the authors kind words". Illustrated with 41 electrotypes and woodcuts. The author was inventor of the improved battery which was the mainstay of electrotyping until replaced by the dynamo in the late 1870's. Worn along hinges. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson.