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William Potts: Aquarelle/Etchings Plates 1905 Ed.250
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Mustache, vol.I from The Works of Charles Paul De Kock, 1905
The “Bibliomania Ltd Edition of 250 sets by The Frederick J. Quinby Co. 1905, Boston, London, Paris.
Illustrations by William Sherman Potts: the original aquarelle, the watercolor, 2 original etchings, 3 photogravures and 3 reproduced ink drawings.
The Boston publishing firm Frederick J. Quinby Co. hired W.S. Potts, John F. Sloan and other Ashcan School artists to illustrate limited Deluxe edition of de Kock novels. A single set of 100 volumes was $50,000, a huge sum at the turn of the century.
Hand-drawn illustrations, etchings signed by the artist, half morocco leather Art Nouveau binding with gilt titles and top edge, tall gilt raised bands, fine floral tooling and vellum pages.
Watermarked edition number and publisher signature. 8vo, 9.25 x 6.5
Charles de Kock (French, 1793-1871): A popular novelist of the 19th century.
William Sherman Potts (American, 1876-1927): A portrait painter and illustrator for Good Housekeeping Magazine, lived in New York and Noank, CT. Yale graduate 1895, joined Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Academie Julian, Paris. In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Charles de Kock (French, 1793-1871)
William Sherman Potts (American, 1876-1927)
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Fine Condition, no issues. Please refer to photos or request additional info. The absence or brevity of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Condition reports are obtained via email or by phone. Any condition statement given as a courtesy to a client is only an opinion and not to be treated as a statement of fact. Zikorn AH shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
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William Potts: Aquarelle/Etchings Plates 1905 Ed.250

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Mustache, vol.I from The Works of Charles Paul De Kock, 1905
The “Bibliomania Ltd Edition of 250 sets by The Frederick J. Quinby Co. 1905, Boston, London, Paris.
Illustrations by William Sherman Potts: the original aquarelle, the watercolor, 2 original etchings, 3 photogravures and 3 reproduced ink drawings.
The Boston publishing firm Frederick J. Quinby Co. hired W.S. Potts, John F. Sloan and other Ashcan School artists to illustrate limited Deluxe edition of de Kock novels. A single set of 100 volumes was $50,000, a huge sum at the turn of the century.
Hand-drawn illustrations, etchings signed by the artist, half morocco leather Art Nouveau binding with gilt titles and top edge, tall gilt raised bands, fine floral tooling and vellum pages.
Watermarked edition number and publisher signature. 8vo, 9.25 x 6.5
Charles de Kock (French, 1793-1871): A popular novelist of the 19th century.
William Sherman Potts (American, 1876-1927): A portrait painter and illustrator for Good Housekeeping Magazine, lived in New York and Noank, CT. Yale graduate 1895, joined Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Academie Julian, Paris. In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Charles de Kock (French, 1793-1871)
William Sherman Potts (American, 1876-1927)
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Fine Condition, no issues. Please refer to photos or request additional info. The absence or brevity of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Condition reports are obtained via email or by phone. Any condition statement given as a courtesy to a client is only an opinion and not to be treated as a statement of fact. Zikorn AH shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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