To Catch Customers: Grafton Tyler Brown's 1875 Lithographic Sample Sheets.

Publisher: (San Francisco: Roxburghe-Zamarano Club Joint Meeting, 2014).
Edition: First edition, one of 150 copies printed by Richard Seibert for Robert Chandler and friends.
Condition: As new.
Book ID: 27875


Oblong 4to, dark brown wrappers, stitched, pictorial label on the upper wrapper. Nine full-page facsimiles.


Samples, similar to type specimens, that African American lithographer Grafton Tyler Brown (1841-1918) produced as a promotion for his lithography business in San Francisco. Professor Chandler provides an interesting brief introduction about Brown's background and work. Chandler is the author of the authoritative work San Francisco Lithographer: African American Artist Grafton Tyler Brown (University of Oklahoma Press, 2014), to which this work is a handsome companion.

Price: $85.00

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