ILLUSTRATED COLLECTION OF THE BEAUTIFUL OLD CHINESE PORCELAINS COMPRISING THE EXTRAORDINARY PRIVATE COLLECTION FORMED BY MR. S. S. CARVALHO OF NEW YORK. TO BE SOLD AT UNRESTRICTED PUBLIC SALE AT THE AMERICAN ART GALLERIES.
New York: American Art Association, 1914. First edition. Paperback. unpaginated (approx 200 pp); profusely illustrated with 3 color plates with tissue guards, 18 full page plates printed in blue, many more plates and text illustrations in halftone; original printed wrappers over plain card, 10.5 x 7 inches. Moderate wear and toning to wrappers, about 20 pages with price annotations in margin, else near very good. Good. Item #21510
1027 items described in full. This important sale was conducted by the American Art Association at the American Art Galleries over a period of 6 days in February and March, 1914. Collector Solomon Solis Carvalho (1856-1942), was the son of Solomon Nunes Carvalho, the artist who accompanied John C. Fremont on the 1853 expedition to the Rockies. A successful newpaperman and journalist, S. S. Calvelo's career included a long association with Joseph Pulitzer before leaving Pulitzer's "New York World" for William Randolph Hearst's "New York Journal" during the bitter circulation war between the two rivals in 1896.