BOOKS: "The Art Journal, Illustrated Catalogue, The Industry of All Nations 1851" [George Virtue, London, 1851] xxvi, 328pp, xxii; half-leather & green morocco binding, marbled end papers. Also, "1851 and the Crystal Palace" by Hobhouse [John Murray, London, 1937] hardcover with dust jacket. (2 Items).
The final essay in The Art Journal catalogue is titled "The Exhibition as a Lesson in Taste" by Ralph Nicholson Wornum. He was Keeper and Secretary of the National Gallery of London from 1855 until his death in 1877.
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