- London: Methuen and Co. 1904.
- small 4to.
- full vellum with top edge gilt.
- xlv, 208 pages.
- ISBN none / Order Nr. 75555
- Price: $350.00 other currencies
First edition, one of 50 bound thus and printed on Japanese paper. Davenport provides notes on techniques for creating mezzotints, as well as a wealth of information on the engravers who are noted for this art form. Illustrated with plates, many of which are portraits of well known figures of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, that are examples of the work of the artists mentioned. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Some cover soiling.