[17 nineteenth-century catalogues for the annual exhibition of the Royal Academy].
London. William Clowes and Sons, 1837-1879
Quarto. 17 separately issued catalogues for 1837, 1845, 1852, 1853, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1863, 1866, 1868, 1870, 1872, 1873, and 1879 respectively. Stitched, as issued - later publications bound in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled/spotted/creased, some marginal chipping, very occasional inked annotations/pencilled highlighting, loss to terminal blank leaf of 1853 catalogue, paper repairs to verso of final leaf of catalogue for 1856, loss to margin of title of 1868 catalogue, text-blocks of catalogues for 1866 and 1870 separated into constituent parts, the latter without leaf B2 (Notice to Exhibitors), catalogues for 1870 and 1879 without lower wrapper panels.
A clutch of nineteenth-century catalogues for the annual exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts including artworks be the likes of John Everett Millais, J. W. Waterhouse, and Academician J. M. W. Turner.£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref: 18349