Hugh Tait and Richard Walker The Athenaeum Collection
The Athenaeum London 2000 0953529126 / 9780953529124 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Very Good Hardcover
4to. xxviii, 242 pp. A catalog of nearly 2,000 items in the library of the Athenaeum Club, founded in London in 1824 for men of preeminence in the fields of Literature, Science and the Arts, includes portraits, works of art, memorabilia, architectural and other designs, and satirical drawings and prints, contributors to this catalog include Sarah Dodgson and Ian Jenkins, which includes a history of the collection and a catalog of the items, black-and-white and color illustrations throughout, bibliography, biographical notes and index, general index; text clean, un-marked. navy cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket, silk page marker; binding square and tight, jacket with shelf wear and a tear to the jacket at the head of the spine. Great working copy. Your order receives my personal attention.