Item #012119 A Book of the Tile Club. STANFORD WHITE, LAWRENCE GRANT WHITE.

A Book of the Tile Club

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1886. First edition, Folio (37.5 x 31.5); pp. xi, 105; more than 100 illustrations from etchings, sketches and drawings by the members; top edge gilt. Wear to spine with loss of raised bands; else a fair copy in lightly-soiled original gilt-stamped and decorated cloth, designed by Stanford White, with 4 brass corners intact. Featuring illustrations by William M. Chase, Elihu Vedder, Napoleon Sarony, Alfred Parsons, J. Alden Weir, A. B. Frost, Stanford White, Augustus St. Gaudens, others. A scarce title, most often found lacking the metal corners or with significant damage to the backstrip. A collection of pictures celebrating the work of the members of the Tile Club, a group of artists which disbanded shortly after its publication. Stanford White designed the covers and the endpapers, which portray the symbols denoting various club members. An example of the "Holiday Book", published in 1887 at $25.00. Item #012119

Price: $850.00

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