Plates from Brown's Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens. William H. Brown.
Plates from Brown's Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens
Plates from Brown's Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens
Plates from Brown's Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens

Plates from Brown's Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens

[New York]: [G. A. Baker & Co.], [1931].

Loose_leaf. Frontispiece and 22 (of 27) plates measuring 16 3/4" X 12 1/2", enclosed in clamshell case, measuring 17 1/4" X 13 1/2", bound in blue cloth and stamped to top in gilt portrait of resting man. The 1931 reprinting of the rare 1845 book of William H. Brown's portraits was released in a limited edition of 600 copies, of which 200 special copies were accompanied by an additional set of the 27 plates from the book. This listing is for the additional set of plates only, not the book, and contains frontispiece and 22 of the 27 plates. This listing does not include the book, only the set of plates. Moderate wear to case, with edgewear, some warping to upper board, scattered rubbing, and bumping to extremities. Crease to portrait of Thomas Hart Benton, tiny tear to top right corner of portrait of Joel Roberts Poinsett, and occasional light edgewear and gentle wrinkling to plates. Also enclosed is a page from a catalog from The Old Print Shop of New York offering 1845 lithographs of the prints, with pricing and a handwritten list of the plates including in this listing. An overall very well preserved set of these 23 plates from Brown's Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens.

Plates include:
1. Frontispiece from book of Washington's silhouette atop which perches a bald eagle.
2. Thomas Hart Benton.
3. John Caldwell Calhoun.
4. Henry Clay.
5. De Witt Clinton.
6. Thomas Cooper.
7. John Forsyth.
8. Felix Grundy.
9. William Henry Harrison.
10. Richard Mentor Johnson.
11. Dixon Hall Lewis.
12. John Marshall.
13. Richard Channing Moore.
14. Joel Roberts Poinsett.
15. Samuel Lewis Southard.
16. Nathaniel Potter Tallmadge.
17. John Tyler.
18. Martin Van Buren.
19. Daniel Webster.
20. William White.
21. Henry Alexander Wise.
22. Levi Woodbury.
23. Silas Wright.

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Price: $300.00