Forgotten Marriage: The Painted Tintype …, 1995, 1st Ed., 1/2000, Fine w/DJ

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Forgotten Marriage: The Painted Tintype & The Decorative Frame, 1860-1910; A Lost Chapter in American Portraiture ISBN: 0961295813 Author: Stanley B. Burns and Gerard C. Wertkin (Foreword) Publisher: The Burns Press; The Burns Collection, Ltd. Release Date: 1995 Seller Category: PHOTOGRAPHY Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Excellent Sku: 00860 Notes: A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, First Edition, First Printing, Limited Edition, one of 2000 copies, 4to, 12" x 9 1/2." Brown cloth-covered boards in a yellow paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. Blue lettering on dust jacket spine. Color illustration on front panel. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket pristine and intact, protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. 213 illustrations, 87 in full color. 220 pp., including illustrations and Index. Monograph on a unique genre of American art, the painted tintype. Excerpt from front flap: "_Forgotten Marriage_ sounds an alarm. Painted tintypes are being destroyed and summarily dismissed in the manner that folk paintings were in the 1920s. This unprecedented book is a call to preserve these cherished works. The painted tintype represents the extension of portraiture to the ordinary citizen." Authored by Stanley B. Burns. Foreword by Gerard C. Wertkin. Back colophon: "The cloth-bound first edition, first printing of _Forgotten Marriage_ is limited to two thousand copies of which one hundred are special-editions: numbered, signed and slip-cased." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.