The Book and Catalogue of the Second Retrospective Exhibition of the Art Institute Alumni ... The Book and Catalogue of the Second Retrospective Exhibition of the Art Institute Alumni ... The Book and Catalogue of the Second Retrospective Exhibition of the Art Institute Alumni ... The Book and Catalogue of the Second Retrospective Exhibition of the Art Institute Alumni ...

The Book and Catalogue of the Second Retrospective Exhibition of the Art Institute Alumni Association (Chicago 1922)

Stevens, Thomas Wood

Published by The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1922
Condition: Good Soft cover
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This is a spectacular find -- gorgeous graphic art and nine tipped-in art works from the exhibition. Of those artists the one I recognized was C.A. Willimvosky who was an important Impressionist of the 20th century. He died in 1971. The show was huge -- 696 works in these categories: applied art, architecture, graphic arts, painting, and sculpture. The catalog also includes a narrative entitled The Manuscript on Gray Charcoal Paper by Thomas Wood Stevens who appears to have corrected errors of fact in a submission by an unknown sender. The catalog has some issues -- edge wear, wear to both ends of spine with small bits of paper loss, re-stapling by a former owner and a small piece of archival tape to top of spine and to reverse side of top corners to keep them from snapping off. The inside of the catalog is lovely -- very clean, no writing, heavy, beautiful paper and deckled edges. Scarce item. Bookseller Inventory # 27190

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Title: The Book and Catalogue of the Second ...

Publisher: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Publication Date: 1922

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Good

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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