THE ART OF MEDAL ENGRAVING.
Harris, Elizabeth M.
First edition, limited to 230 numbered copies.Henry Morris printed only 160 copies of this book (Leaf Book - Chalmers 198). With introduction by Henry Morris. Discusses the history and invention of one the lesser-known graphic processes. Includes an original complete folio leaf from Achille Collas' Tresor de Numismatiquewhich demonstrates the process, and reproductions of medal-engraved American works. Printed on Johannot mouldmade paper.
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> MORRIS, HENRY
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CATALOGUE OF THE LITHOGRAPHS OF JOSEPH PENNELL
by Wuerth, Louis A.
First edition, limited to 425 numbered copies (Freitag 7338). Each of his 620 known lithographs are illustrated with bibliographical information given. A very fine copy.