Dorothy Sloan -- Books


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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