London: The Gallery, . String-Bound Wrappers. Scarce catalogue of an exhibition, held November, 1917, at the Grosvenor Gallery, 51A New Bond Street, London, featuring works by Corot, Degas, Augustus John, Monet, Pissarro, Rodin, Rossetti, Sargent, Sickert, and Whistler, among others. Foolscap 8vo (151 x 125mm): 48pp. Original blue string-bound wrappers printed in black. Neatly annotated in light pencil with fascinating comments and several corrections to text. An excellent example, with light creases and small stamp of Bethnal Green Museum to verso of some pages. Worldcat lists just two institutional copies: The Frick Art Reference Library and the Museum of Modern Art, both in New York. Fine-. Item #BB2342
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