A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed by the author

A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed...
A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed...
A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed...
A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed...
A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed...
A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed...
A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed...
A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed...
A Memoir of Edward Calvert, artist -- 1/350 copies, signed...

London: Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Number 52 of 350 copies, signed by Samuel Calvert, the author and third son of Edward. LACKS 6 leaves that contain 10 plates -- all of the Early Engravings -- but otherwise complete with 25 plates plus 45 in-text illustrations. Hardcover, folio (11.5 x 15 inches), original olive cloth with gilt titles and illustration, teg. Minor ex-library marks: 2 bookplates (one with withdrawn stamp) on the front pastedown; small ink stamp on a rear blank page. No other internal or external signs of library ownership. Book otherwise Very Good with light wear to the spine ends, corners and outer hinges. Mild, mostly marginal foxing to the first and last 20 pages. Clean, unmarked plates. The Vershbow copy of this book sold for $10,000 (including commission) at Christie's in June of 2014. Calvert and George Richmond, the dedicatee of this book, were members of the Ancients, 'The Last of That Little Band of Idealists who knew and reverenced William Blake.' Digital images available upon request. Ex-Library / No Jacket.

Item #0080250

Price: $1,280.00