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Social Contrasts Portrayed in a Series of Twenty Two Coloured Lithographic Plates From Pen and Ink Sketches.
William Oliver ,, London: 1865 - A social commentary illustrated by 22 hand colored chromolithographs on 12 pages, highlighted with gum arabic, on the status of rich compared to poor women in various London settings. Most pages feature side by side lithographs with the wealthy woman on one side and the poor on the other, such as "In Luck" and "Out of Luck", "Going to the Well, Gone to the Bad". With full page plates for Boxing Day 10 a.m. and Boxing Day, 10 p.m., showing young girls on stage, behind the scenery, while the other shows lovely ballerinas on stage in costume. Maroon gilt stamped covers, with decorative gilt title in oval center panel at front board, no title at spine. Covers gently rubbed. Internally, new end papers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
Last Found On: 2013-07-26           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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