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MEMORIAL OF ALEXANDER ANDERSON, M.D., THE FIRST ENGRAVER OF WOOD IN AMERICA. READ BEFORE THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, OCT. 5, 1870.|A
Printed for the Subscribers, New York 1872 - small 4to. contemporary half-red morocco, spine gilt, five raised bands, top edge gilt. Portrait frontispiece; (vi), 107 pages. First edition. With 38 plates and other illustrations in text. A scarce and interesting work, well illustrated with examples of Anderson's ouevre. Bewick was avowedly a seminal influence and several of the plates show Anderson's engravings after Bewick. An Appendix contains an autobiographical sketch of Anderson (1775-1870) written in 1848 at the age of 73. Blank top portion of half-title excised, appendix a little spotted. contemporary half-red morocco, spine gilt, five raised bands, top edge gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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