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The history of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

£19.99

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Soon after the old galleries in New Street were pulled down, Mr. Joseph Hill, a well-known Birmingham antiquary, the author of several books on local history and valued friend of the Society of artists, began to write this history. Mr. Hill's manuscript has formed the basis of the first three chapters of the book, Chapters IV and V are by the present writer, William Midgley, and Mr. E. S. Harper has added a chapter of personal reminiscences about the members and friends of the society whom he has known. The book contains 161 black and white photographs of art, buildings and people studies.

Condition: cloth covered boards show moderate signs of wear to the head and tail of the spine and corners are bumped, there is a cup mark to the front cover along with rubbing and dent marks. FEP heavily foxed and tanned,all other interior pages are clean and bright with an intact but limp binding.

Item details

Author(s):
Hill, Joseph & Midgley, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
1928
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
225
Publisher:
The Society & Cornish brothers Ltd
Title:
The history of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

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Soon after the old galleries in New Street were pulled down, Mr. Joseph Hill, a well-known Birmingham antiquary, the author of several books on local history and valued friend of the Society of artists, began to write this history. Mr. Hill's manuscript has formed the basis of the first three chapters of the book, Chapters IV and V are by the present writer, William Midgley, and Mr. E. S. Harper has added a chapter of personal reminiscences about the members and friends of the society whom he has known. The book contains 161 black and white photographs of art, buildings and people studies.

Condition: cloth covered boards show moderate signs of wear to the head and tail of the spine and corners are bumped, there is a cup mark to the front cover along with rubbing and dent marks. FEP heavily foxed and tanned,all other interior pages are clean and bright with an intact but limp binding.

Author(s):
Hill, Joseph & Midgley, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
1928
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
225
Publisher:
The Society & Cornish brothers Ltd
Title:
The history of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

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