The Museum: A Manual of the Housing and Care of Art Collections
Jackson, Margaret Talbot

Jackson, Margaret Talbot. The Museum: A Manual of the Housing and Care of Art Collections. NY: Longmans, Green, 1917. 280p, several pls. and line ills. Very good hardcover (slight shelfwear). Owner's ink name, dated 1917. ** The first edition of this guide to the planning and interior finishing of museums; the care, handling, and preparation of objects for exhibition, "official questions" such as admission fees and cleaning, and more. The author visited many European museums before World War I and many American museums during the war. A fascinating period piece! Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (Item ID: 1005789)

$25.00

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