The Table Book of Art (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover in blue and gold.]

Images from the The Table Book of Art: A History of Art in All Countries and Ages by P. T. Sandhurst, Ph.D., “superbly illustrated by the finest engravings on steel and wood.” The book was published in New York in 1880; this copy says it was imported by George Virtue into Canada.

Title: The Table Book of Art

Author: Sandhurst, P.T.

Published by: George Virtu

City: Toronto

Date: 1880

Total items: 11

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: The Dancing Dolls]

The Dancing Dolls

Burnett’s The Dancing Dolls [more...] [$]

[picture: Initial Letter G With Dove]

Initial Letter G With Dove

This decorative initial capital letter “G” features a geometrical circular outer design, a dotted in-fill for the letter itself, a triangle, and a downward-flying white bird, perhaps the dove of peace. [more...] [$]

[picture: Declaration of Independence]

Declaration of Independence

This, it turns out, is a very famous painting in America. This version is cropped to make a screen background: there is also a widescreen version which has the full painting as reproduced in the book. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Old Farm Gate.]

The Old Farm Gate.

This steel engraving is signed by William Collins (artist) and Dick (engraver). It’s possible this is Archibald Dick, but he died some fifteen years before this book [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover in blue and gold.]

Front Cover in blue and gold.

The front cover of this luscious illustrated Victorian book has a crest and the names of various artists in gold, all embossed onto blue cloth. The spine is similarly gilt. [more...] [$]


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Images from the The Table Book of Art: A History of Art in All Countries and Ages by P. T. Sandhurst, Ph.D., “superbly illustrated by the finest engravings on steel and wood.” The book was published in New York in 1880; this copy says it was imported by George Virtue into Canada.


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