Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret News, 1914. First edition. Hardcover. 158pp. Octavo [24 cm] Light blue cloth with a gilt stamped title on the front board. Fair condition only. The covers are slightly rubbed and stained. The cloth at the head of the spine is a little frayed. There is a small dark stain on the spine. The edges of the text block are mildly soiled. The front hinge is broken, and the text block is starting to pull away from the spine. The rear endsheet is cracked along the hinge, and there is a 1 and 1/4 inch closed tear in the bottom edge of the rear pastedown. The majority of the frontispiece page has been torn out. May be missing a preceding page as well. Page 16 is just beginning to detach at the head. As is. Item #27894
The first book published on Utah artists, architecture and applied arts. Includes the big ten of Utah artists: James Harwood, Lee Greene Richards, Mahonri Young, Cyrus Dallin, H.L.A. Culmer, George Ottinger, Alfred Lambourne, Daniel Weggeland, C.C.A. Christensen and John Hafen. Much on the history of early Utah art, artists and schools. Flake 4089.