A Memorial of Alexander Anderson, M.D, the first engraver on wood in America.

By: LOSSING, BENSON J.

Price: $50.00

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Ex-Library; discard stamp in red at bottom of title page; rear pocket. 107 pp., port. frontis; 4to; half-leather and marbled paper over boards; marbled endpapers; plates showing 38 examples of Anderson's engravings. Front board detached; frontis, tissue guard and title heavily foxed & tanned; the first full page plate engraving 'Mitchell' is very foxed; plate 13 stained; the rest of the plates appear for the most part clean; newspaper clippings attached to endpapers including Anderson's obituary; two plus columns on an Exhibition of American Wood Engravings at the Lenox Library, (Oct.,1902 according to an appended pen note at top of article); and a well annotated bookseller's catalog entry for the book, noted as 'Very Scarce'.

Useful perhaps as a binding or reference copy.

Title: A Memorial of Alexander Anderson, M.D, the first engraver on wood in America.

Author Name: LOSSING, BENSON J.

Categories: Art,

Publisher: N.Y., Printed for Subscribers: 1872

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Poor condition

Seller ID: 8580

Keywords: Artists