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A.1.27. A Visit to James Branch Cabell

WALL, Bernhardt. A Visit to James Branch Cabell. Lime Rock, 1927. 8 etchings (plus cover label). Mostly brown and green inks. 21 x 16.5 cm. (8-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches), heavy wove paper. Original(?) hand-bound charcoal cloth over orange paper-covered boards, etched label on upper cover. Preserved in grey paper slipcase.

     Trial copy (#2 of 7 signed copies). Weber, p. 37: "The etchings of the famed American essayist (1879-1958), his home and study were made at Cabell's residence, 3201 Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia." 70000004

Plate list:

A VISIT TO JAMES BRANCH CABELL...[cover label]. Brown. 5.5 x 5 cm.

Copy No...A VISIT TO JAMES BRANCH CABELL EDITION 100 COPIES ETCHER [limitation leaf]. Ochre. Signed. 8 x 5 cm.

A VISIT TO JAMES BRANCH CABELL... [title]. Pale green. 11 x 7 cm.

[James Branch Cabell] | Wall Richmond 1927 [bust portrait]. Dark brown. 12.5 x 10 cm.

PLATES COPY NO... [illustrated plate index]. Green. 8 x 5 cm.

We left Washington on December Ten, Nineteen Twenty-six... [text with vignette]. Sienna. 14 x 8 cm.

STUDY OF JAMES BRANCH CABELL | Wall 1927 Richmond Va. [illustration]. Slate green. 12 x 11 cm.

[HOME] | Wall 1927 Richmond [illustration]. Brown. 8 x 12.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Umber. 8 x 5.5 cm.


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