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The Wonders of Water

Dinnerparty Antiques

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Antique; 19th century
Very Good; bright and colorful, minor wear to head and foot of spine
5.25" L x 1.25" W x 7.25" H
green & gold

Why We Love This

The Wonders of Water, a volume from the illustrated Library of Wonders series, Miracles of Science, Nature and Arts, by French chemist Gaston Tissandier. Published in 1872 by Charles Scribner Co. of New York. 350 clean, slightly toned pages plus 6 pages of ads. Gorgeous green cloth hardcover with gold gilt decoration. Loaded with illustrations from steel engravings.
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About Dinnerparty Antiques

Ralph and Shelli Alter develop their eclectic design concepts from a home base in Indianapolis. Blessed with a motley array of itinerant pickers, finicky painting conservators and an exhaustive nationwide antique show schedule, they constantly replenish the DinnerpARTy Antiques inventory. From the finest in Continental and Midcentury furnishings to delightful accessories and a full-on commitment to the fine arts, their look is fresh, stylish, and constantly re-created.