A Treasury of American Prints a Selection of One Hundred Etchings & Lithographs by American Artists 1939 Simon & Schuster

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Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of American art with A Treasury of American Prints, a seminal 1939 collection by Simon and Schuster. This exquisite compilation features one hundred etchings and lithographs by the foremost American artists of the era, including the likes of Cadmus, Gropper, Grosz, Hopper, Marsh, Sloan, Soyer, and Wood. Each artwork is presented in full-page reproduction, bound in a unique hardcover with metal spiral binding.

This edition not only serves as a significant historical archive of American art but also as a showcase of the diverse techniques and perspectives that defined the American artistic landscape of the time. From the urban realism of Edward Hopper to the rural idylls of Grant Wood, the collection offers an unparalleled glimpse into the soul of America as seen through its artists.

Despite wear on the bookcase and some bumped edges on the boards, as detailed in the photos, the integrity and beauty of the artworks within remain untouched, making this volume a prized possession for collectors, art enthusiasts, and historians alike.


  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • Year: 1939
  • Format: Hardcover with Metal Spiral Binding
  • Pages: 200
  • Dimensions: 13x10x1 inches
  • Condition: Good, with noted wear, signed by the previous owner in pencil, book plate on page as shown in the photos.

Four Key Features:

  1. Rich Artistic Heritage: Features 100 etchings and lithographs by leading American artists.
  2. Variety of Styles: showcases a variety of artistic expressions and techniques.
  3. Historical Significance: Reflects the contemporary American art scene of the late 1930s.
  4. Unique Presentation: Full-page reproductions on a spiral ring binding for easy viewing.

Beyond The Final Page:

A Treasury of American Prints is more than a book; it's a journey through the heart of 20th-century American art, offering insights into the minds and methods of some of the country's most celebrated artists. It stands as a testament to the vibrancy and diversity of American artistry, inviting readers to explore and appreciate the depth of talent that has shaped the American artistic legacy.


This vintage collection shows signs of wear consistent with its age, including wear on the bookcase and bumped edges on the boards. Please refer to the photos for a closer look, and don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or additional pictures.

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