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THE MONSIGNOR FRANCIS J. WEBER COLLECTION OF BERNHARDT WALL

A.2.3. The Woodrow Wilson Letter

WALL, Bernhardt. The Woodrow Wilson Letter [manuscript title on mounted etched ornamental frame border]. N.p., [1950]. 17 etchings of various sizes (12 miniature), one signed by Wall, wove paper, mounted on four pages, second calligraphic title in red and black ink, some leaves with hand-lettered captions, 7 mounted photostats, two mounted typescripts. Approximately 31.5 x 25.5 cm. (12-5/8 x 10-1/8 inches), heavy wove paper. Original hand-bound grey cloth over heavy pale grey wrappers, hand-decorated in ink on upper wrapper. 70000062

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["THE WOODROW WILSON LETTER"] [calligraphic title]. Calligraphic title within a slate blue ornamental frame border. 4.5 x 3 cm.

PRESIDENT WILSON | Wall 1918 [canceled bust portrait of Woodrow Wilson in Army uniform]. Black. Signed. Wall's manuscript caption in ink: "THE CONTRAVERTIAL [sic] PLATE, CANCELLED." 18.5 x 17.5 cm.

Twelve miniature etchings mounted on a single page, with manuscript caption in ink: "PAGES OF THE WOODROW WILSON BOOK." The etchings are:

01 WE MORTALS ARE EVER INTERESTED IN THE IMMORTALS... [text]. Black. 4.5 x 3 cm.

FIRST PRINTED IN THE ETCHT MINIATURE MONTHLY MAGAZINE BW [text]. Black. 4.5 x 3 cm.

A WOODROW WILSON LETTER EDITION 100 COPIES Copy No... [limitation leaf]. Rose. 4.5 x 3 cm.

WOODROW WILSON COMMANDER IN CHIEF U.S.A | Wall [canceled bust portrait of Wilson in military uniform]. Brown. 4.5 x 3 cm.

A WOODROW WILSON LETTER During World War I... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

which he consistently returned... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

I THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON, D.C. 8 July 1918. My dear Mr. Wall... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

II only the other day to say... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

seldom be a soldier... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

that we can so truly say... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

press it to you without creating...Woodrow Wilson... [text]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

[Printer's illustrated device]. Green. 4.5 x 3 cm.

Three etchings mounted on a single page. The etchings are:

THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON, D.C. 8 July, 1918. My dear Mr. Wall... [text]. Olive green. Titled in ink: "THE LETTER—ETCHT." 12.5 x 10 cm.

THE ETCHERIE OF BERNHARDT WALL...SIERRA MADRE... | WAll 1942 [illustration]. Green. Titled in ink: "1942–1950." 9.5 x 7.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER [printer's illustrated device]. Lilac. Titled in ink: "TAIL-PIECE IN ALL WALL-ETCHT BOOKS." 8 x 5.5 cm.

 

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