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THE MONSIGNOR FRANCIS J. WEBER COLLECTION OF BERNHARDT WALL

A.1.19. Ten Etched Poems

WALL, Bernhardt. Ten Etched Poems. First Series. New York, 1924. 13 etchings (plus cover label and etcher's slip). Various colored inks. 26.5 x 21 cm. (10-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches), wove paper. Original hand-bound black cloth over rose mottled paper-covered boards, etched label on upper cover, pastedowns with red ruled border. Bookplate of Claude Meeker.

     Limited edition (#4 of 50 signed copies). Weber, p. 35: "This 'first series' of ten poems are reprinted from Wall's Etched Monthly and Wall's Etched Quarterly. 70000049

Plate list:

TEN ETCHED POEMS FIRST SERIES [cover label]. Terracotta. 5 x 4.5 cm.

THIS BOOK IS ETCHED FROM COVER TO COVER [tipped-in slip]. Brown. With Wall's ink note: "Printed and bound at New Preston Ct BW." 4 x 5 cm.

COPY NO...FIRST PRINTING—50 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Black. Signed. 5 x 8 cm.

TEN ETCHED POEMS FIRST SERIES... [illustrated title]. Burnt sienna. 12 x 7.5 cm.

[FAVORITE POEMS] | Wall 1920 [portrait of Jane Wall seated reading a book]. Burnt sienna. 13 x 7.5 cm.

These ten poems are reprinted from Wall's Etched Monthly and Quarterly. B.W. [text]. Green. 8 x 5 cm.

JOHN BURROUGHS Passed upward on the brink of April, 1921...EDWIN MARKHAM | Wall 1921 [bust portrait with text]. Burnt umber. 18.5 x 10 cm.

BIRTH...Elsa Gidlow [text with Gidlow's facsimile signature]. Green. 12.5 x 10 cm.

THE PURPLE DOE...CLEMENT WOOD | Wall 24 [illustrated text]. Purple. 14.5 x 11 cm.

HOURS OF MY DAY...Marjorie Meeker [text with vignettes and Meeker's facsimile signature]. Yellow. 14 x 11 cm.

IDYL...Estelle A. Worden | Wall 1923 [illustrated text]. Dark teal. 14 x 10 cm

SUNSET...Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff [illustrated text]. Burnt sienna. 23 x 7.5 cm. 49

THE COMING FREEDOM...Miles M. Dawson [text with Dawson's facsimile signature]. Dark teal. 12.5 x 12 cm.

THE DARK TOWER...Hervey Allen [illustrated text with Allen's facsimile signature]. Black. 17.5 x 12 cm.

I, WHO LAUGHED MY YOUTH AWAY...WILLIAM GRIFFITH [text]. Yellow. 12.5 x 8.5 cm.

[Pierrot] | Wall 1922 [illustration]. Black. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

IN PICARDY TODAY...Norman Shannon Hall | Wall 1921 [illustrated text with Hall's facsimile signature]. Umber. 18 x 12.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Teal. 6 x 3.5 cm.

 

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