London: George Virtue, 1852. Hardcover. An important Victorian magazine, known for its honest viewpoints on the fine arts. Includes 37 full page engraved plates on heavy paper stock reproducing paintings and sculptures from artists of the day. Articles address art, fashion, architecture, museums, photography, exhibitions, reviews, and more. Ex-library with stamps to fore-edge of textblock and copyright page. Bound in three quarter brown leather over brown cloth boards with gilt title and decoration to spine. Wear and pulling to leather on spine, hinges, and corners. A few water spots to covers. Clean and bright overall with occasional foxing and smudge marks. Some tissue guards creased or removed. A folio sized heavy volume. 384 pages. May require an extra shipping fee. ART/090220. Very Good.