Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1929. Two volumes. First editions. Vol. one: No. 39 of 501 copies. Vol. two: No. 8 of 501 copies. 4to.; 331pp.; 404pp. A chronicle of the firm, and of the artists and their work, with notes on collecting. Vol. one contains reproductions of 142 prints & originals (some in color) and a checklist of all known prints published by N. Currier and Currier & Ives. Vol. two contains reproductions of 177 prints (24 in color), and 1600 newly discovered titles to be added to the checklist, here corrected & completed to date. Brown stamped natural linen. Very good in chipped dust jackets and slipcases. Offered with Harry T. Peters' AMERICA ON STONE: THE OTHER PRINTMAKERS TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. Doubleday, Doran, 1931. First edition. No. 664 of 751 copies. 4to.; 415pp. Color frontis. A chronicle of American lithography other than that of Currier & Ives, from its beginning, shortly before 1829, to the years when the commercial single-stone hand-colored lithograph disappeared from the American scene. Illustrated with 18 color and 136 black & white plates, together with numerous other illustrations. Silver stamped natural linen; top page edges grey. Very good in tape-repaired dust jacket and slipcase. Offered with Harry T. Peters' CALIFORNIA ON STONE. Doubleday, Doran, 1935. First edition. No. 278 of 501 copies. 4to.; 227pp. Illustrated with 112 plates (some in color). Gilt stamped black morocco spine label; black & white illustration on front panel. Natural linen with glossy finish. Top page edges brown. Very good in torn dust jacket and slipcase. The four volumes, offered as a set. Item #43851

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