signed first edition
by Chamberlain, Samuel.
New York: The Architectural Book Company, Paul Wenzel & Maurice Krakow, 1928. Folio, vii, 55 plates printed to recto only with captions, with one additional signed etching, and decorative title page. Quarter rust red cloth portfolio with pink paper boards repeating the design of the title-page printed in black, white cloth ties, text leaves and plates loose as issued. Backstrip somewhat frayed, corners bumped, title leaf has some small chips, minor foxing to outer margins, otherwise very good. § First edition, with an original untitled etching signed in pencil by Samuel Chamberlain. Features sketches in lithograph, drypoint, pencil and wash, of small chateaux, farms, town houses, cottages, manoirs, windmills, gates, doorways, details, etc., from Burgundy, Auvergne, Provence, Normandy, Brittany and the Touraine. (Inventory #: 106090)