Bonhams auction of Fine Books and photographs on 18 March 2015 includes a set of Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851, including 154 mounted Calotypes. The nine volume set is a presentation set for Richard Cobden, one of the Commissioners. It is estimated at £25,000-35,000.
The lot description reads:
GREAT EXHIBITION and W.H. FOX TALBOT
Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851. Reports by the Juries on The Subjects in the Thirty Classes into which the Exhibition was Divided, 4 vol., 154 MOUNTED CALOTYPES, captioned on the mounts, variable tones, images approximately 175 x 224mm., 3 chromolithographed plates by Day & Son, 1852; Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations, 1851. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue, 3 vol., numerous wood-engraved plates and illustrations, large hand-coloured folding map, one leaf of text loose,; First Report of the Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, 2 hand-coloured folding engraved plans, one chromolithographed coloured diagrammatic plate, 8 plates (2 folding, 5 of Medals), 1852; Exhibition MDCC.LI Medals, 5 medals loose mounted in case, the velveteen and silked mounting worn, , together 9 vol., some spotting, each volume with a specially printed presentation leaf to Cobden, original uniform red morocco by Riviere, lettered in gilt on upper covers and spines, imperial blue silk doublures with royal arms in gilt and the initials for Victoria and Albert entwined, g.e., the medal case to match with brass hinges and clasps and with the presentation printed in gilt on the case doublure, folio (350 x 250mm.), Spicer Brothers...W. Clowes & Sons, -1852 (9)
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