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WALL, BERNHARDT. 1872-1956. The Etch Miniature Monthly Magazine. January [-Dec] 1948. Sierra Madre, CA: 1948.
12 issues (all published). 45 x 32 mm. Approximately 145 full-page etched illustrations and portraits, all text leaves etched, in colored inks on colored paper. Original etched wrappers, housed in original folding paper and board protective cases with etched labels to spines and manuscript dates to front cover. Overall excellent condition with light creasing at spine folds of some wrappers, some wear to protective cases with loss of plastic tab in a few and chipping to a few spine labels of protective cases.
NUMBER 20 OF 60 SUBSCRIBER'S COPIES, SIGNED BY WALL on the limitation page of each volume. A complete run of Wall's entirely etched miniature periodical, focusing on American historical figures and themes. "[T]he most famous miniature monthly magazine ever published" (Adomeit MBC 1:4).