America on Stone: The Other Printmakers to the American People.
PETERS, Harry T. America on Stone: The Other Printmakers to the American People. A Chronicle of American Lithography Other than that of Currier & Ives, from Its Beginning, shortly before 1820, to the Years When the Commercial Single-Stone Hand-colored Lithograph Disappeared from the American Scene. A Prologue Being a Survey of the Field as a Whole, Followed by The Alphabetical List of the Artists, Lithographers, Publishers and Craftsmen Who Built up America on Stone in Lithographs, Being a Collector's Notes on Their Lives, Times and Activities, Gathering Together as Much as Possible of Their Stories from All Sources. [New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1931]. 1st ed. 4to. 415pp. Profusely illus., many plates in color. Orig. cloth, non-priceclipped d/j, publisher's slipcase. Near fine copy, in slightly worn slipcase. HOWES P-257, "aa." One of 751 numbered copies on Aurelian white laid antique paper.