American Engravers Upon Copper And Steel; Part I: Biographical Sketches Illustrated & Part II: Check-List Of The Work Of The Earlier Engravers

New York: Grolier Club, 1907. First edition. Hardcover. [XXXi; List of Plates, American Engravers & Notes] 391 pages & [X: Preface to the Reader, Notes] 566 pages. 25 x 16 cm. Limited edition, one of 350 copies printed on mould made paper by The De Vinne Press. In his Preface the author notes that '"The great majority of early American engravers were relatively obscure men; many were gold and silver-smiths, only working upon copper to meet a limited demand....." Slight chipping to backstrip labels, interior contents clean and fresh. Orig. gray cloth spine, dark gray boards, black spine labels, covers with Grolier Club escutcheon in black. Very good. 2 Vols. Item #21835

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