SHAW-SPARROW, Walter

A Book of British Etching from Francis Barlow to Francis Seymour Haden

$98

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head. 1926.


First edition. 285x220mm. pp. xiv, [2], 227, [1bl], [10pp adverts]. The reproductions of 156 etchings are all present. Original beige buckram, lettering stamped in red to upper cover and spine. Original brick red dustjacket, lettered in black. Some slight chipping to the extremities of the dustjacket but otherwise the binding is in excellent condition. Internally fine, many of the pages unopened. A particularly nice copy of this important and useful survey of the history of British etching beginning with the Flemish and other foreign artists who worked in Britain from the 17th century before looking at the indigenous British Schools from the 17th to 20th centuries.

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