Octavo, 32pp. One of 200 copies, each with a portrait of British artist, printer, and lithographer Charles Shannon engraved on wood by Ricketts, after a medal by Alphonse Legros. Ricketts met Shannon while attending art school, and they became life-long partners: together they founded the magazine The Dial and the Vale Press. John Quinn's copy, with his bookplate, which was designed by British illustrator Sidney H. Sime and printed by Doves Press co-founder Emery Walker. Lower corners bumped, else a fine copy in blue boards with paper cover label. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Catalogue of Mr. Shannon's Lithographs, ...
Publisher: Vale Press
Publication Date: 1902
Illustrator: Shannon, Charles
Book Description E J Wisselingh at the Dutch Gallery., London, 1902. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First edition. 8vo. pp. 31 (1). Portrait engraving by Ricketts. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in full brown morocco with gilt linear tooling to covers and gilt title on spine, inner dentelles with foliate gilt tooling and silk endpapers. Spine slightly rubbed, else a fine copy. One of 200 copies.'Printed in The Vale & Avon fonts under the supervision of C. Ricketts at the Ballantyne Press'. Seller Inventory # 019395