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THE MONSIGNOR FRANCIS J. WEBER COLLECTION OF BERNHARDT WALL

A.1.29. Three Warriors on Lincoln's Birthday

WALL, Bernhardt. Three Warriors on Lincoln's Birthday. Lime Rock, 1928. 25 etchings (plus cover etching and etcher's slip). Mostly green inks. 29.5 x 24 cm. 11-5/8 x 9-6/8 inches), wove paper. Original hand-bound beige paper-covered boards, brown cloth over spine and outer edges of covers, etching on upper cover.

     Limited edition (#14 of signed 100 copies). Weber, p. 37: "This is a pictorial essay about a trinity of veterans who gathered on February 12 in 1928 to celebrate the birthday of the Great Emancipator."  70000038

Plate list:

THREE WARRIORS ON LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY 1928 [cover etching]. Brown. 9 x 6.5 cm.

This Book is Etched Printed & Bound by Bernhardt Wall Personally [tipped-in slip]. Green. 1 x 8.5 cm.

COPY No...3 WARRIORS...EDITION 100 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Green. Signed. 5 x 7.5 cm.

THREE WARRIORS ON LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY [title with bust portrait of Lincoln]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[LINCOLN STATUE—CHICAGO] | Wall Chicago 1927 [illustration]. Yellow-green. 16 x 8 cm.

COPYRIGHT 1928... [illustrated copyright notice]. Raw sienna. 4 x 7.5 cm.

NOTE A slight conversation between veterans of three wars... [illustrated text]. Ochre. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

PLATES... [plate index with vignette]. Yellow. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

THREE WARRIORS ON LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

II. No more were we The DISUNITED STATES... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

THAT RIFT | Wall 1928 [Lincoln superimposed upon map showing division between North and South]. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

III Carpetbaggery! Wielding lash O'er fallen foe... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

IV The second now Felt keen to speak... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

U.S.S. "MAINE" sketched in Habana 1898 | Wall '28 [illustration]. Brownish black. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

V 'Remember the Maine' Our slogan was... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

VI. Made our Country spiritually one. It cemented North and South... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

VII Some silence more... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

The World Must Be Made Safe For Democracy" | Wall 1928 [bust portrait of Woodrow Wilson]. Ochre. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

VIII Not to be outdone By the older vets... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

IX. Aboard a mighty ship Mixed Northern regiments and Southern... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

X No opprobrium meant... [illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

"HELLO, YANK" | Wall '28 [illustration]. Brown. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

XI The G.A.R. and U.C.V... [illustrated text with Texas flag, a mission, and the Alamo]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

XII On a scene like this! Old Sam Houston's, too!... [illustrated text with Sam Houston and Abraham Lincoln]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

XIII Was much moved...[illustrated text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

Statue of Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington by Daniel Chester French... | Wall Washington 1926 [illustrated text]. Gray. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

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

 

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