Hardback. Very good condition. No dust jacket. Slight rubbing and soiling to cover. ISBN: Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Catalogue of Portraits in the Essex ...
Publisher: Essex Institute 1936
Book Description The Essex Institute, Salem, 1936. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. First Edition. Clean and tight copy with no markings to text or endpapers. First edition limited to 125 copies, teg, light foxing (brown spots) to text block/few pages, otherwise contents VG, blue cloth covers have light wear, bright gilt titles, 93 plates, catalog of 403 portraits and biographies, 306 pages, index. A nice copy from the collection of respected authority Henry Polissack. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition. Seller Inventory # 26429
Book Description Essex Institute,, Salem, Mass, 1936. Cloth. Condition: Good. Limited. T.e.g., xiii + 306 p. + 93 plates with 94 ill. Catalogue of 403 portraits from the seventeenth to the end of the nineteenth century, with biographies of the subjects (where known); list of artists represented in the portrait collection and list of portraits by each. William Sawitzky's copy (one of the leading scholars on early American portraiture), with numerous pencil annotations regarding attribitions, dates, etc. Several circulars on the Essex Institute and the Peabody Museum of Salem, dated 1926 and 1929, laid in loose. A pencil note in Sawitzky's hand indicates that only 125 copies were printed. Seller Inventory # 003931