THE ART OF MEDAL ENGRAVING. Elizabeth M. Harris.
THE ART OF MEDAL ENGRAVING.
THE ART OF MEDAL ENGRAVING.

THE ART OF MEDAL ENGRAVING.

(Bird & Bull Press).
  • Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1991.
  • 4to.
  • Japanese cloth with leather spine label.
  • 56 pages.

Price: $110.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 120211

First edition, limited to 230 numbered copies; this copy is not numbered and has the following note by Morris on the colophon page "Binder's sample 6-27-91." (Berger A50). 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 numismatique," which demonstrates the process and reproductions of medal-engraved American works. Printed on Johannot mouldmade paper. Loosely inserted is a T.L.s. from the author to Henry Morris thanking him for sending two copies of the book to her. Spine shows fading.