The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, As Pleasingly Exemplified in Many Instances, Wherein the Serious Ones of This Earth, Carefully Exasperated, Have Been Prettily Spurred on to Unseemliness and Indiscretion, While Overcome by an Undue Sense of Right

By: Whistler, J. McNeill

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First authorized American edition. Front hinge loosening, boards rubbed. Affixed to the front blanks are newspaper clippings of a review of a later edition of the work, a biographical article about Whistler, and a brief article about the discovery of some of his early work. 1890 Hard Cover. 292 pp. 8vo. Light brown cloth spine, dark brown paper over boards, gilt titles. A publication detailing the legal action Whistler took against critic John Ruskin for disparaging marks made in a review. Whistler sought 1,000 pounds damages; he was awarded one farthing. This work was pirated several times in the U.S. and Europe (this is referenced in the front matter).Keywords: ART HISTORY ARTIST WHISTLER

Title: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, As Pleasingly Exemplified in Many Instances, Wherein the Serious Ones of This Earth, Carefully Exasperated, Have Been Prettily Spurred on to Unseemliness and Indiscretion, While Overcome by an Undue Sense of Right

Author: Whistler, J. McNeill

Categories: Law & Legal Reform, Early Imprints, Fine Art & Artists, Art History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: John W. Lovell Co.: 1890

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2199446