The Art Of Etching; A Complete & Fully Illustrated Description Of Etching, Drypoint, Soft-Ground Etching Aquatint & Their Allied Arts, Together With Technical Notes Upon Their Own Work By Many Of The Leading Etchers Of The Present Time. Ernest Stephen Lumsden.

The Art Of Etching; A Complete & Fully Illustrated Description Of Etching, Drypoint, Soft-Ground Etching Aquatint & Their Allied Arts, Together With Technical Notes Upon Their Own Work By Many Of The Leading Etchers Of The Present Time

London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. 376 pages. 21 x 15 cm. Limited edition, copy 117 of 150 (145 for sale). With 205 illustrations and four original etchings by the author, signed or initialed by the author. Lumsden describes the history and development of etching through Rembrandt, Goya and the etching revival; and he reproduced personal, illustrated notes from several eminent etchers of the period on their techniques including: Marius Bauer, Frank Benson, Muirhead Bone, George Clausen, David Young Cameron, Frank Short, Augustus John, Frank Brangwyn, James McBey, Edmund Blampied, Percy Smith, Christopher Nevinson, Laura Knight, and John Everett. Clean, very bright copy, spine paper label, owner inscription front free, endpaper, dealer stamp half-title. Beige cloth backed, pale blue paper covered boards with paper spine label, professionally recased. Teg. Fine. Item #20570

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