London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) -- Henry THOMPSON (1820-1904). A Catalogue of Blue and White Nankin Porcelain forming the collection of Sir Henry Thompson. London: Ellis and White, 1878. 4° (255 x 200mm). Half title, 26 autotype plates by Whistler and Thompson. Original gold cloth embossed with a stylised design of flower heads and stems, top edges gilt, others uncut (spine repaired). ONE OF 220 COPIES. Provenance: Clinton Hall Association, N.Y. (stamps on title, 2 leaves and margin of first plate); manuscript library number on title.
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