Currier & Ives, printmakers to the American people ... [By] Harry T. Peters.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-152514

Description

2 v. mounted illus., plates (part col.) ports. (part col.) facsims. 32 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Lithographers, American.
Lithography, American.

Originator

Peters, Harry Twyford, 1881-1948.

Contents

[v. 1] A chronicle of the firm, and of the artists and their work, with notes on collecting; reproductions of 142 of the prints and originals, forming a pictorial record of American life and manners in the last century; and a checklist of all known prints published by N. Currier and Currier & Ives.--v. 2. A review of selected groups of the prints, consisting of further notes on their production and rarity, and on new developments, completing the chronicle of the firm, and notes on the lives and times revealed in the prints, giving a glimpse into the greater chronicle of the American people, with reproductions of 177 prints, 24 in color, and 1600 newly discovered titles to be added to the checklist, here corrected and completed to date.

Publication

Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran & Company, inc.

Description

2 v. mounted illus., plates (part col.) ports. (part col.) facsims. 32 cm.

Notes

"An edition of 501 copies of which 450 are for sale."
"Currier & Ives' illustrated and descriptive list of celebrated fire pictures ... New York ... 1884" ([10] p. 19 cm) between pages 50 and 51 of [v. 1]
Bertram K. and Nina F. Little Library.

Call Number

Little NE2415.C7 P4 vol.1

Other People and Orgs

Currier & Ives.