[Morse, Alice C. (binding design)]; Elliott, Maude Howe (editor)
Title ART AND HANDICRAFT IN THE WOMAN'S BUILDING OF THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXHIBITION, CHICAGO 1893
Book Condition Very good +
Publisher Chicago Rand, McNally & Company 1893
Illustrator Morse, Alice C. (binding design)
Seller ID 1524
Small 4to (7" x 9 ¾"). pp. 320. An unsigned strapwork style binding in silver and gold on dark blue beveled boards attributed to Alice C. Morse. Color frontis. by Madeleine Lamare, 235 b/w photographic illustrations with 32 additional illustrations unique to this edition. Edited by the daughter of Julia Ward Howe (women's suffrage leader) to underscore the professional achievements of women whose work was exhibited in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exhibition in 1893. Alice Morse was also the author of an article in this volume titled Woman Illustrators (pp. 89-100). The first edition was produced by Goupil & Co.; Boussod Valadon & Co., successors. Floral end papers, a.e.g. The difficult to obtain blue variant. A very good + copy with faint rubbing to the extremities. Dubansky 93-3.