A GROUP OF ENGLISHMEN, by Eliza Meteyard - 1871


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A GROUP OF ENGLISHMEN Eliza Meteyard 1871 Manufacturing Pottery China Photograph

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A Group of Englishmen (1795-1815) Being Records of the Younger Wedgwoods and their Friends

by Eliza Meteyard

Handsomely half bound in leather and decorative paper with decorative page edges. Subtitle continues: "Embracing the history of the discovery of photography and a facsimile of the first photograph."

Follows the Wedgwood family, of the famous Wedgwood pottery company. The founder's son -- Josiah -- was an early experimenter in the field of photography. This book showcases some of his work featuring his family. 416 pages with index. 6" by 8.75".

Published by: Green Longmans. London. 1871.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Beautiful gilt detail on spine.
  • Minimal scuffing to corners.
  • Signature in pencil on front and back endpaper.
  • Frontis illustration is missing.
  • Occasional light spotting.
  • Binding secure.
  • Interior exhibits minimal foxing and very few stains.
  • Some pages have light creasing.
  • A few pages at the end have a tear in upper corner.
  • No writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • JS20160815

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Biography & Autobiography
Topic: Historical
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Green Longmans
Place of Publication: London
Year Printed: 18710000
Author: Eliza Meteyard
Region: Europe
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
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