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Item #BB2267 Twenty-Four Portraits: with critical appreciations by various hands. Sir William ROTHENSTEIN.
Twenty-Four Portraits: with critical appreciations by various hands
Twenty-Four Portraits: with critical appreciations by various hands
Twenty-Four Portraits: with critical appreciations by various hands

Twenty-Four Portraits: with critical appreciations by various hands

New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1920. Quarter-Cloth. Limited Edition (2,000 unnumbered copies printed, of which 1,200 for sale in Great Britain and 800 in the United States), collecting portraits of Rothenstein's friend and contemporaries (including Max Beerbohm, Joseph Conrad, Sir Edward Elgar, André Gide, Thomas Hardy, A. E. Housman, T. E. Lawrence, George Bernard Shaw, and H. G. Wells), with accompanying biographical sketches. Royal 8vo (254 x 161mm): [60] pages, with 24 unnumbered leaves of plates. Publisher's sage green cloth over cyan paper-covered boards, pale blue paper labels printed in black to spine and front cover, wove forest green end papers; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; grey-green dust jacket printed in black (unpriced, as issued). A handsome copy (corners bumped; jacket's spine panel a bit darkened, flap folds rubbed), tightly bound and clean throughout. Near Fine+ / Near Fine+. Item #BB2267

More than two hundred of Rothenstein's portraits of famous people are in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, in London. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $85.00

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