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Much conflicting info on the volume. Plates have, most, some foxng & but hate to see this volume torn apart for plates. Any ideas on whom can restore this volume, its binding, as the leather hardcover spine has detached & like to address the foxing on plates, 70 contained but like to restore professionally those with foxing. Referral or ideas on whom has the expertise to restore. Would also consider selling this rare book to someone or organization whom would appreciate. Thanks, Ed

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Price on one volume only FMV would be around $2,500. If all of the plates are there and the plates are not too foxed, etc.

I wouldn't worry about the cleaning of them.

I have one person who may be interested in the volume, if you are interested in selling.

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I have been researching,buying, collecting, dealing, and appraising 19th and 20th Century American Art (1850-1950) for the past 15 years. Ask me anything about this topic. I am a member of the Pennsylvania Antiques Appraisers Association.

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Experienced in American Art from the period 1850-1950. This Includes Impressionism, Regionalism, Early American Modernism, Hudson River School, WPA. I have 15 years researching, collecting, dealing, and appraising in this field. Ran a Fine Art gallery for 3 years in Phoenixville, Pa. that focused on American and European art from the 1800's to contemporary works. Rare books focused on fine art monographs and catalogue raisonne.

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