GEORGE BAXTER THE PICTURE PRINTER. George Baxter, C. T. Courtney Lewis.


Pp. [iii]-xxxvi (lacking limitation page or preliminary blank?)+608, 80 plates (16 coloured, with tissue guards), indices, Corrigenda slip tipped-in; thick cr. 4to; maroon cloth, the gilt lettered spine faintly faded, upper board marked; dust wrapper, soiled and worn, the edges (which are reinforced with paper and tape on reverse) split and chipped, and with several (mainly small) tears; bookplate (of Baxter collector G. K. Cowlishaw) on upper pastedown, the half-title page faintly offset, outer leaves and edges lightly foxed; First edition, limited to 1,000 copies; this copy lacking limitation label. Together with: THE PICTURE PRINTER PRICE LIST, Supplement to "George Baxter the Picture Printer" (1924). Pp. 62 (plus a few interspersed unpaginated adverts.), endpaper adverts.; matching gilt lettered maroon cloth, a trifle rubbed; a little light offsetting and occasional soiling; both items Sampson Low, Marston, London, n.d.[1924]. *Tipped-in to this copy of GEORGE BAXTER THE PICTURE PRINTER is a coloured vignette title page to the Baxter-illustrated THE PICTORIAL ALBUM; OR, CABINET OF PAINTINGS, FOR THE YEAR 1837 (which was the first book in which George Baxter demonstrated his famous colour printing process). The supplementary volume, which was published separately and is often missing, lists the values of all Baxter prints. Item #057104

Price: $650.00