London: Virtue and Co, 1873. Hardcover. An important Victorian magazine, known for its honest viewpoints on the fine arts. Ex-library with stamp to verso of title page, but no other library markings. Bound in three quarter red leather over red cloth covered boards with gilt title and decoration to spine and front cover. Raised bands to spine. Heavy rubbing and wear to leather on hinges, corners, and bands. Rubbing and minor soiling to boards. An attractive volume despite noted wear. Small dampstains to top corners of some pages, but clean and bright overall. Creasing to some tissue guards and light browning to margins. Includes many full page engravings of sculptures and paintings from artists such as: J.M.W. Turner, Giorgione, Bellini, F.M. Miller, and Veronese. Articles on art around the world, cameos, Crystal Palace, Ancient Embroidery, jewelry, monuments, obituaries, photography, pictures sales, reviews, schools of art, and more. 380 pages. ART/090220. Very Good.