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1 LANG, Andrew THE LIBRARY With A Chapter on Modern English Illustrated Books by Austin Dobson.
London Macmillan & Co 1881 Hardcover 
12mo. (approx. 7 x 4-3/4 inches) with 3/4 morocco and green moire covered boards and endpapers. Spines with gilt lettering and decoration and 5 raised bands.Top edge gilt. Illustrated with 3 plates with color, and 17 additional woodcuts from illustrations drawn by Kate Greenaway, John Tenniel, William Blake, Christina Rossetti, Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott &c.&c. Extra-illustrated with 50 additional plates, many portraits, some with captioned tissue guards. An attractive copy with occasional light foxing to interior. A consideration of book collecting, libraries, collectors and the illustrated book by the erudite Mr. Lang (1844-1912) who was an anthropologist, novelist, critic, classicist, historian, collector of folklore and fairy tales, and one of the founders of "Psychical Research." 
Price: 200.00 USD
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