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Edward Calvert: Ten Spiritual Designs

Author:
Foreword by Thomas Bird Mosher (American, Biddeford, Maine 1852–1923 Portland, Maine)
Author:
Herbert Percy Horne (British, London 1864–1916 Florence)
Designer:
Edward Calvert (British, Appledore, Devon 1799–1833 Hackney (London))
Designer:
Lucien-Camille Pissarro (French, Paris 1863–1944 Hewood, Dorset (active Britain))
Publisher:
Published Portland by Thomas Bird Mosher (American, Biddeford, Maine 1852–1923 Portland, Maine)
Date:
1913
Medium:
Illustrations: enlarged copies of engravings on copper, wood, and stone
Dimensions:
13 3/16 x 10 1/16 in. (33.5 x 25.5 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jeffrey L. Berenson Gift, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.533
Not on view
This book reproduces prints by Calvert originally made between 1827 and 1831, then subsequently reprinted in 1891 in The Century Guild Hobby Horse for July. The initials, headbands, and tailpieces reproduce woodcut designs Lucien Pissarro made for Abrégé de l'Art Poétique in 1903.
Vendor: Wilsey Rare Books, ABAA
Benton L. Hatch, compiler and ed., A Check List of the Publications of Thomas Bird Mosher of Portland Maine MDCCCXCI MDCCCCXXIII; with a Biographical Essay by Ray Nash (Amherst, MA: Gehenna Press for the University of Massachusetts Press, 1966) cat. 589.
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