Etching and Etchers.
ETCHING) Hamerton, Philip Gilbert.
Hamerton, Philip Gilbert (etcher).
Boston. Little, Brown & Company. 1902.
Seventh Edition. Illustrated with etchings by the author with tissue guards, 30+459pp, top edge gilt, two edges untrimmed with some pages uncut, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, gilt embossed pictorial cloth-covered boards. Very good condition, clean and bright in and out, rarely opened. Neat signature of previous owner "Jane C. Failing" from the family of the prominent Portland businessman and politician Henry Failing. A thorough study of the art of etching and prominent etchers of many nationalities. The beautiful decorative gilt pictorial binding features works of famous etchers. Item #54383