London & Edinburgh: Nelson & Sons; T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Original brown cloth with gilt title and decorations, quarto (8.5 x 10.5 inches); vii; 409 pp., 188 monochrome plates. A very good copy, quite clean and unworn, moderately edgeworn dustjacket, previous owner's bookplate to front fixed endpaper. Very good / good. Item #15970
Excellent study of etching from the 15th-19th centuries. Text and plates printed on high-quality coated stock. Plates are accompanied by descriptive text and biographies of the artists.