The Life and Letters of Samuel Palmer, Painter and Etcher; written and edited by A. H. Palmer. Samuel Palmer.

The Life and Letters of Samuel Palmer, Painter and Etcher; written and edited by A. H. Palmer.

1892. London, Seeley & Co., 1892.

4to, xiii, 2, 422 pp. including a frontispiece portrait, an original etching, and 22 illustrations. Original blue cloth gilt, a bright, partly unopened copy with occasional foxing and some scuffing to the lower board. Very good. Formerly belonging to Sir John Leslie, 4th Baronet, with his inscription.

§ First edition of the standard work on the artist, with an original etching, 2nd state of 3, entitled ‘The Willow’ executed in 1850 for his admission to the Etching Club. A “Catalogue of the exhibited works and the etchings of Samuel Palmer” at pages [405]-422 served as the only catalogue raisonné until Lister’s work Samuel Palmer and his Etchings. A scarce book complete with the etching. Lister 1.ii. Item #110828

Price: $975.00

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