Currier & Ives : printmakers to the American people / Harry T. Peters.

Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran, 1929-1931.

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Subjects Currier & Ives.
Lithographers, American.
Lithography, American.
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]
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.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)02828874
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