Title: Ecclesiastical metal work of the Middle Ages...
Publisher: Arundel Society for Promoting the Knowledge of Art, 24, Old Bond Street. Sold by Bell and Daldy, York Street, Covent Garden
Publication Date: 1868
Book Condition: Good
Illustrated by original, hand-mounted photographs. Brown morocco backed, printed boards in worn and somewhat soiled condition. Spine good with very minor wear. Font hinge split and leaves loose. Text has very minor spotting and photographic plates are faded but remain in good condition, some with small and discreet "Science and Art Department. Deposit/Loan" stamps with a crown symbol. 14,  p., 20 leaves of plates, plus 2 page publisher's catalogue at the back. 38 x 28 cm. This bok dates from before the widespread use of photomechanical printing processes to illustrate books, that emerged in the 1840s, in the early years of photography & is known as photography incunabula . COPAC lists three copies at Newcastle University, Robert Gordon University, & Victoria and Albert Museum. Bookseller Inventory # 4201