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EARLY AMERICAN PORTRAITURE

by Sherman, Frederic Fairchild

Condition: Good++/No Dust Jacket


Privately Printed, 1930. Limited Edition of 250. Hardcover. Good++/No Dust Jacket. Hardcover: Limited edition of 250 copies. Two-toned binding with title on cloth spine. Light blue boards are foxed and faded, soiled and rubbed. Water marks front and rear. Text is unaffected. Paste-downs/endpapers and text pages are printed on heavy ' ivory' deckle-edge paper and are slightly foxed. Frontispiece is foxed and tissue-guarded. Some illustrations are tissue guarded. Illustrations are printed on coated stock. Text is clean. Biographies and examples of work are fascinating. Nice tight binding.


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Cloth
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soiled
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