A CATALOGUE OF ETCHINGS OF LEVON WEST, by Otto M. Torrington - 1930 [Ltd Ed]
A Catalogue of Etchings of Levon West
compiled by Otto M. Torrington
An early 20th century volume that brings together the work of artist Levon West, in a limited numbered edition, 318 of 810. The plates are photogravure reproductions, rendered with all of the fine details of the original etchings made from copper plates. The plates are arranged chronologically and include measurements and information related to the impression and edition with notes regarding states. Includes an introduction by Elisabeth Luther Cary. Unpaginated. 9.25" by 12.25"
Limited edition, hand-numbered as 318 of 810 printed. Published by William Edwin Rudge, Mount Vernon, NY. 1930.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition.
- Brown cloth covers remain free of any major signs of age or wear though does appear to have a small chip to the edge of the lower portion of the rear board. Please see photos.
- Corners are sharp though the rear top left corner exhibits a pronounced crease. Please see photos.
- Spine, square and firm though lightly scuffed, has red leather title block with gilt lettering and border and appears to be missing the small outer left portion.
- Binding is secure.
- Endpapers are age-toned with mild foxing.
- Front pastedown bears small red ex libris plate with gilt lettering which has left an impression to the facing page.
- Deckling pages.
- Photogravure reproductions are all present and intact and remain free of any major signs of age and wear though have left impressions to the facing pages. Please see photos for example.
- Mild foxing to the title page/copyright page and introduction.
- Interior is gently age-toned and exhibits occasional foxing though remains free of any major signs of age or wear.
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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