Essays on Art.New York: printed by William Edwin Rudge [for Laurence J. Gomme,] June 1916 Stock Code: 139746
First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed on the title page, "To Mr. W. Bowdain with complements sic from Max Weber, Jan. 16. '17" - that is, William G. Bowdoin (1861-1947), art critic of the New York Evening World. This collection of essays and verse was only Weber's second book, following his Cubist Poems of 1914.
The publisher's review slip is tipped-in at the title page, with the title, author, and price filled out in Weber's hand, and his note, "Also on sale at Brentano's".
Large octavo. Original beige wrappers, titles and Weber design to front in black. Housed in a black morocco backed folding case.
Two woodcut vignettes by Weber, each given a full page.
Some natural creasing and small tears to yapp edges of wrappers, otherwise a fine copy.
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