Title: THE ETCHED WORKS OF WHISTLER: ILLUSTRATED BY...
Publisher: Grolier Club
Publication Date: 1910
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: Limited Edition
The works of James Abbott McNeil Whistler in 9 volumes. Limited to 402 copies which were published unbound. Bound in full, clean and supple leather. Texts tight, clean & intact. Spines have raised bands with bright gilt title in panels. Top edge gilt. Library spine numerals are barely visible. Two-toned marbled endpaper. Heavy stock pages with tipped-in plates. Reproductions of the etching in all their different states. Volume #1, 1-59; #2, 60-103; #3, 104-144; #4, 145-175; #5, 176-193; #6, 194-206; #7, 207-222; #8, 223-335; #9, 336-442. Interior lIbrary markings consist of perforated library name in front of texts and "Released" at rear. Name of library stamped on reverse side of pages. Released in 1910. Whistler's 446 etchings and drypoints were reproduced, often in multiple states on over one thousand plates, an unheard-of achievement for the early days of photomechanical reproductions. Volume 1 & 2, each has an additional laid-in plate. A handsome set. ; Ex-Library; Etchings; Folio 13" - 23" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
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