Book Condition: Good - Very Good - Ragged spine head and foot. Back board cracked, shows at rear endpaper, but only a slight wrinkle to outside cloth. Clean. Tanned page edges. Owner's bookplate and name to front endpapers. Interior in Very Good + condition. No foxing.
Authors: Cosmo Monkhouse
Edition: First U.S. edition
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Location: New York
Features: First American edition (1st William Heinemann, London 1899). Quarto. Dark blue-black cloth. Gilt lettering and decorative blindstamp to cover and spine. Bound-in tissue guard at Frontis. Numerous black and white illustrations, many full page plates. 267pp. British artists of the 19th, and early 20th century: George Frederick Watts (1817-1904); Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896); Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton of Stretton (1830-1896); Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898); Sir William Quiller Orchardson (1832-1910); Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912); Sir Edward John Poynter (bart.) (1836-1919).
Interior Artist: George Frederick Watts (Frontispiece); Various artsits