A MEMOIR OF JAMES DE VEAUX, OF CHARLESTON, S.C. MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN, NEW-YORK. BY ROBERT W. GIBBES, M.D. COR. MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE, WASHINGTON; OF THE N.Y. HISTORICAL SOCIETY, ETC. FOR THE BENEFIT OF HIS FAMILY.
Columbia, S.C. I.C. Morgan's Letter Press Print. 1846. Contemporary cloth [rubbed], with gilt-lettered red morocco spine label. 258pp. Port. frontis of De Veaux. Lightly to moderately foxed, Good+. Presentation copy: "Miss Seaton with the respects of the Author." Short closed tear at the presentation expertly repaired [no loss].
This is the scarce biography of the Charleston portrait painter. DAB calls it an "interesting biographical study."
FIRST EDITION. AI 46-2804 . III Turnbull 20. VII DAB 235. Item #39093
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