(Inscribed!) Some Account of the "Gibbs-Channing" Portrait of George Washington.
Painted by Gilbert Stuart. (NY), Privately Printed, 1900. 8vo. Limited to 200 copies. Inscribed
by Sam. P. Avery to Wm. F. Channing
. Frontis. in b/w being a copy of the portrait, written below In Possession of S .P. Avery,
with tissue, title delightfully done in pochoir, 26pp. printed only on recto, colophon. Salmon-colored linen, gilt lettering on front cover, black morocco label on spine, rear cover has American flag within a shield stamped in gilt, t.e.g. Signed
by the famous printer (and one of the founders of the Grolier Club) Theo L. DeVinne at half-title. Laid in, Samuel Putnam Avery's illustrated bookplate (also designed by DeVinne). Also laid in is a 4pp. printed booklet "Avery Genealogy" by Samuel Putnam Avery, from "Prominent Families of New York", published by Historical Company, NY, 1897. A discussion of the provenance of the famous painting.