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    Edward B. Butler. Progressive Proofs (cover title). [N.p., n.d., ca. 1921]. Full color plates of four of his paintings, each with six plates of color deconstructions.


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    Oblong quarto. Approximately 10.75 x 12.75 inches. [28] pages, rectos only. Contemporary half black morocco over blue cloth boards, front cover lettered in gilt (this book bound without title-page or any text). Front cover detached, spine chipped or torn, plates quite bright. Fair.

    Edward B. Butler (American businessman and painter, 1853-1928) co-founded the Butler Brothers department stores in Boston.  He became a patron of the arts, and later a landscape painter and  was active in the art community (after he retired from business, he moved to Pasadena, CA and was the first president of the Pasadena Society of Artists).



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    April, 2013
    10th Wednesday
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