The Spirit of '76 Some Recollections of the Artist and the Painting

Devereux, Henry Kelsey

Published by Arthur H. Clark Company, 1926
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500 copies privately printed for the author. This copy inscribed by author on half title page. 79 pages bound in brown cloth with blue boards. Paper title plate on spine worn and chipped. Wear to extremities and slightly darkened boards. Damp stain visible on bottom of pages from title page to page 21. Page 79 has a small piece missing from its bottom. Back hinge just starting. Else clean contents and tight binding. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Spirit of '76 Some Recollections of the ...
Publisher: Arthur H. Clark Company
Publication Date: 1926
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Limited.

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Devereux, Henry Kelsey.
Published by Privately Printed for the Author, Cleveland (1926)
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Book Description Privately Printed for the Author, Cleveland, 1926. Tall 8vo. 79 pp. [2]. Tipped in color frontispiece with its guard sheet, 5 black and white illustrations with their guard sheets. The colophon: " Five Hundred copies of this volume were privately printed, on Alexandra handmade paper, by The Arthur H. Clark Company at Cleveland in the month of April, 1926". Cloth spine and boards. Paper label on spine quite rubbed. However there is a perfect label affixed to the rear paste down. Fine. Slipcase is worn and missing a piece of its spine. 1 of 500 copies. Signed by the author on the half title. Bookseller Inventory # 1009400

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DEVEREUX, Henry Kelsey.
Published by Privately Printed, Cleveland (1926)
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Book Description Privately Printed, Cleveland, 1926. hardcover. Book Condition: good. Williard, Archibald M. (illustrator). First. One of 500 limited edition copies printed on handmade paper. The author was the model for the drummer boy in the painting. Hand tipped color frontis., and 6 other illus. in black and white all with tissue guards. 79pp. Thin 8vo, 1/2 tan cloth, boards lightly soiled, edges of corners bumped and worn, paper label on spine is rubbed, page margins uncut. Cleveland: Privately Printed for the Author, 1926. Bookseller Inventory # 251004

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Willard, Archibald M., 1836-1918) Devereux, Henry Kelsey.
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Book Description Privately printed for the Author,, Cleveland, 1926. Cloth-backed Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 81 p. + 7 plates (including tipped-in color frontispiece). Recollections by the model for the drummer boy in Cleveland artist Archibald Willard's celebrated painting, "The Spirit of '76" painted in 1876 to commemorate the Centennial of the American Revolution. Includes brief biography of the artist; "An Early Account" of the painting by Cleveland photographer J.F. Ryder; and notes on preliminary sketches and replicas. One of 500 copies printed on Alexandra handmade paper by The Arthur H. Clark Company of Cleveland. Handsome production, with attractive pictorial bookplate of the period ("Ex Libris Frances Tourtellotte") tipped-in on front free end paper. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 010243

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Devereux, Henry Kelsey
Published by Printed for the author, privately, Cleveland, OH (1926)
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Book Description Printed for the author, privately, Cleveland, OH, 1926. Hardcover. First edition, limited edition printing, one of five hundred copies. Octavo. 79pp. Black-lettered white label on tan cloth spine, blue papercovered boards, in blue papercovered publisher's slipcase. Color frontispiece. Illustrated with black and white plates. Pages roughly opened with some still unopened at the foredges, front hinge starting, spine label worn, else near fine in a very good soiled slipcase with penned name on panel. Extra spine label tipped in rear board, nearly pristine. Inscribed by the author on the half-title. Archibald Willard used the author as a model for the drummer boy in his painting. Bookseller Inventory # 357889

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Henry Kelsey Devereux
Published by Arthur H Clark, Cleveland (1926)
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Book Description Arthur H Clark, Cleveland, 1926. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Privately Printed for the Author. One of 500 copies. Stated compliments of and then signed by the author on the half title page. Bumps at the top corners. The paper label on the spine is faded and chipped. Hard to read the title. Front gutter has some exposure but is connected fine. Tissue guards by the pictures and photo's. The inside pages are unmarked. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 000896

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