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    The Loose Plates from the Etched Work and Lithographs by Whistler

    [James McNeill Whistler, artist]. [The Etched Work of Whistler; The Lithographs by Whistler]. [New York: Grolier Club, 1910]. Loose plates only, in three publisher's cloth (temporary) portfolios. Mainly mounted onto folio sheets, approximately 15 x 12 inches. Approximately 1,042 reproduction etchings (including two mounted text pages, and fifteen loose etchings) mounted on approximately 544 stiff leaves (some of which are blank sheets without any etchings mounted, and three of which have the legend, "These sheets should be guarded and then bound, as the portfolios are only intended for temporary protection." Included are nineteen loose slips of text. Portfolios are in pieces and heavily worn, mounts are toned, with occasional edgewear, etchings are generally very good. An enormous collection from the catalogue raisonné.


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    October, 2014
    8th Wednesday
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