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The Courtin'. Winslow HOMER, James Russell LOWELL.
The Courtin'
The Courtin'
The Courtin'
The Courtin'
The Courtin'

The Courtin'

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874. Small 4to. Title and 7 silhouette plates after Homer, reproduced in heliotype from drawings, and printed in black.

Publisher's pictorial russet cloth, stamped in black and gilt

Lovely example of a pictorial work by Winslow Homer, illustrating a James Russell Lowell poem.

"The Courtin and Surrey of Eagles Nest are the only books illustrated wholly by Homer. Although reproduced from drawings by heliotype, a forerunner of the collotype process, The Courtin is included as a lively example of Americana" (The Artist and the Book).

Artist and the Book 134; Hamilton 860.

Item #35083

Price: $500.00