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THE MONSIGNOR FRANCIS J. WEBER COLLECTION OF BERNHARDT WALL

A.1.58. A Lincoln Reprimand

WALL, Bernhardt. A Lincoln Reprimand. [Sierra Madre], 1950. 20 miniature etchings (plus cover etching), approximately 4.5 x 3 cm. (1-3/4 x 1-1/4 inches), wove paper, each mounted within an etched ornamental frame border, 4 signed by Wall. Various colored inks. 20.5 x 18.5 cm. (8 x 7-1/4 inches), heavy wove paper. Original grey cloth over plain grey boards, etching on upper cover. Original d.j. with etched spine label. Presentation copy with calligraphic inscription in red and black ink: "To Katherine Lindstrom genial hostess to the Lincoln Fellowship and Dr. & Mrs. J. G. Randall. Bernhardt Wall Jan., 1951.

     Limited edition (#1 of 100 signed copies). Weber, p. 50: "Here the etcher reproduces an 1863 historical reflection about Captain James Madison Cutts which he found among the Lincoln papers at the Library of Congress." 70000053

Plate list:

A LINCOLN REPRIMAND... [cover label]. Gray. 4.5 x 3.5 cm.

COPY No...EDITION 100 COPIES... [limitation leaf]. Gray within a slate blue ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

A LINCOLN REPRIMAND... [title]. Ochre within an ochre ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3.5 cm.

TO Dr. & Mrs. J.G. RANDALL [dedication leaf]. Crimson within a crimson ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

PREFACE A garden party was given to the Lincoln Fellowship of Southern California... [text]. Green within a yellow-green ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

all dug deep into the LINCOLN papers in the Library of Congress... [text]. Green within a yellow-green ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3.5 cm.

CAPT. CUTTS | Wall [bust portrait]. Brown within a brown ornamental frame border. Signed. 4.5 x 3 cm.

Captain James Madison Cutts was born in Washington, D.C... [text]. Lilac within a slate blue ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

General Burnside | WALL [bust portrait]. Sienna within a sienna ornamental frame border. Signed. 9 x 7.5 cm.

toward General Burnside, proven by letter... [text]. Lilac within a lilac ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

dent approved the findings of the court... [text]. Lilac within a lilac ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

OCT. 23, 1863 | WALL [portrait of Lincoln seated at his desk]. Sienna within a sienna ornamental frame border. Signed. 9 x 7.5 cm.

THE REPRIMAND "Although what I am now to say to you is to be in form, a reprimand... [text]. Lilac within a lilac ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

officer, for your future to be lightly surrendered... [text]. Lilac within a lilac ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

self can spare time for personal contention... [text]. Lilac within a lilac ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

though clearly your own... [text]. Sienna within a sienna ornamental frame border4.5 x 3 cm.

officers, and even the unpleasant events... [text with vignette]. Lilac within a lilac ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

and Petersburg Campaigns... [text with vignette]. Lilac within a lilac ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

The Lincoln reprimand on Captain Cutts... [text with vignette]. Green within a yellow-green ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

MEDAL OF HONOR [illustration]. Ochre within an ochre ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

[Printer's illustrated device]. Crimson within a crimson ornamental frame border. 8 x 5.5 cm.


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WALL, Bernhardt. A Lincoln Reprimand. [Sierra Madre], 1950. 20 miniature etchings (plus cover label). Various colored inks. 4.5 x 3 cm. (1-3/4 x 1-1/4 inches), wove paper. Original hand-bound red paper-covered boards, etched label on upper cover.

     The miniature book issue of preceding. Limited edition (100 signed copies, "Trial Copy No. One").

Plate list:

A LINCOLN REPRIMAND [cover label]. Red. 2 x 3.5 cm.

COPY No...EDITION 100 COPIES... [limitation leaf]. Olive green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

A LINCOLN REPRIMAND... [title]. Black. 4.5 x 3 cm.

TO Dr. & Mrs. J.G. RANDALL [dedication leaf]. Crimson. 4.5 x 3 cm.

PREFACE A garden party was given to the Lincoln Fellowship of Southern California... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

all dug deep into the LINCOLN papers in the Library of Congress... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3.5 cm.

CAPT. CUTTS | Wall [bust portrait]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

Captain James Madison Cutts was born in Washington, D.C... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

General Burnside | WALL [bust portrait]. Brown. 4.5 x 3 cm.

toward General Burnside, proven by letter... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

dent approved the findings of the court... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

OCT. 23, 1863 | WALL [portrait of Lincoln seated at his desk]. Brown. 4.5 x 3 cm.

THE REPRIMAND "Although what I am now to say to you is to be in form, a reprimand... [text]. Brown. 4.5 x 3 cm.

officer, for your future to be lightly surrendered... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

self can spare time for personal contention... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

though clearly your own... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

officers, and even the unpleasant events... [text with vignette]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

and Petersburg Campaigns... [text with vignette]. Lilac. 4.5 x 3 cm.

MEDAL OF HONOR [illustration]. Brown. 4.5 x 3 cm.

The Lincoln reprimand on Captain Cutts... [text with vignette]. Crimson. 4.5 x 3 cm.

[Printer's illustrated device]. Green. 1.5 x 1 cm.

ETCHT PRINTED & BOUND BY BERNHARDT WALL [etcher's slip tipped-in on last page]. Dark brown. 0.5 x 4 cm.

 

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