Boston: James R. Osgood, 1876. With 24 tissue-guarded, full-page
plates reproduced In Heliotype with a Sketch of the Life of the Artist. First Edition. With 24 tissue-guarded full-page plates. A nice Victorian-era book. Sir Edwin Henry Landseer [1802–1873] was an English painter and sculptor, well known for his paintings of animals– particularly horses, dogs, and stags. However, his best-known works are the lion sculptures at the base of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square. Folio: pictorial brown cloth, stamped in gilt & black; all edges gilt; 81 pages. Item #58397
Very Good (covers bright; contents & hinges clean & tight; occasional smudge test).