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British Parliamentary Papers. Industrial Revolution Design. Reports from Select Committees on Arts and Manufactures..., 4 vol., reprint, 1968.

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British Parliamentary Papers. Industrial Revolution Design. Reports from Select Committees on Arts and Manufactures..., 4 vol., 1968; ...Reports on Schools of Art, Art Union Laws, the Paris Exhibition and the Ancient Monuments Bill..., Education Fine Arts vol.6, 1971, facsimile reprints, folding plates, plans and tables, the first ex-library copy with labels, uniform morocco-backed cloth, folio, Shannon (5)

⁂ Fascinating collection of papers on nineteenth century design and art education, originally commissioned to investigate how Britain could maintain her pre-industrial eminence by improving the quality of her design. This eventually resulted in the establishment of the South Kensington (later the Victoria & Albert) Museum.

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British Parliamentary Papers. Industrial Revolution Design. Reports from Select Committees on Arts and Manufactures..., 4 vol., 1968; ...Reports on Schools of Art, Art Union Laws, the Paris Exhibition and the Ancient Monuments Bill..., Education Fine Arts vol.6, 1971, facsimile reprints, folding plates, plans and tables, the first ex-library copy with labels, uniform morocco-backed cloth, folio, Shannon (5)

⁂ Fascinating collection of papers on nineteenth century design and art education, originally commissioned to investigate how Britain could maintain her pre-industrial eminence by improving the quality of her design. This eventually resulted in the establishment of the South Kensington (later the Victoria & Albert) Museum.

Lot 15

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