FANTASTIC ILLUSTRATION AND DESIGN IN BRITAIN, 1850-1930 ... With an Essay by George P. Landow, Brown University. [Providence]: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, . Large octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-6 [7-8] 9-240, 231 illustrations on plates, many in color, plus other illustrations in the text, cloth. First edition. Most of the 7000 copies printed were bound in paper. A lavishly illustrated exhibition catalogue that includes "Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain, 1850-1930," a concise survey and analysis of fantasy art of the period, "And the World Became Strange: Realms of Literary Fantasy," a 16-page illustrated essay by George P. Landow, as well as the extensive catalogue of the exhibit that includes useful biographies of the artists whose work is included in the exhibit. Each of the 231 items in the catalogue of the exhibit are illustrated. An indispensable work for those interested in the subject. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. This hardbound issue is scarce. (#160837).
"7000 copies ... / ... / have been printed by Eastern Press, Inc. / in March 1979 / ..." on page 239.