(Inscribed!) (One of 200 copies) Some Account of the "Gibbs-Channing" Portrait of George Washington. [1900].

(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.