London: Macmillan & Co, 1880. 4to (314 x 222 mm). Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, and 48 plates: 26 etchings by various artists and 22 heliogravures by Amant-Durand. Publisher's roan-backed cloth, edges uncut. Hinges split, rubbed. Provenance: John Hall (bookplate); purchased from Boston Book Company, 1959. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Item #401717
Third edition. WITH ORIGINAL ETCHINGS BY NUMEROUS CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS, including: Whistler “Billingsgate" (Kennedy 47), Palmer “Sunset" (Lister 3), Haden (Schneiderman 161), Israels, Herkomer, Rajon, Legros, Unger, Beyer, Lalanne, Jacquemart, Appian, Lalauze, and others. Hamerton, a painter, writer and art critic, had great influence on engraving in England and the United States. The first edition was published in 1868 and included 35 plates.