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    JOHN TAYLOR ARMS (American, 1887-1953)
    Group of 5 Prints
    Etching and drypoint on paper
    Each pencil signed
    Light and Shade, Taxco [pictured], 1946, pencil signed and dated at lower right, inscribed with dedication by Arms lower left, (plate) 10.5 x 13.675 in., (sheet) 14.125 x 16 in.; Collegiate Church Toro, 1935, pencil signed lower right and inscribed Ed. 100 II at lower left, (plate) 9.5 x 12.5 in., (sheet) 11 x 16 in.; Sunlight and Shadows, pencil signed lower right and inscribed lower left: My first published plate / John Taylor Arms, (plate) 5.875 x 3.75 in., (sheet) 8.5 x 5.875 in.; The Arms' Christmas Card 1928, on thin tracing paper, signed and dated in pencil below plate, preserved with plate is the text of the card, (plate) 5.5 x 3 in., (sheet) 6.675 x 4 in.; Old Hoadley House, demonstration print by John Taylor Arms, 1941-42, elaborate description of plate and signed by Arms in pencil, (plate) 3.875 x 6 in, (sheet) 7.75 x 9.125 in.



    Condition Report*: Light and Shade, Taxco has two repaired tears within the plate at left and right of center measuring 1.5 inches and c. 3 inches. It also has a sun-darkened window mark which is not properl registered on the plate. Loose sheet. Collegiate Church Toro is in very good condition, hinged at upper edge to mat backing. Slight sun darkening. Sunlight and Shadows is in very good condition, hinged at top edge to backing mat. The Arms' Christmas Card 1928 is in very good condition, taped to mat backing but not laid down. Old Hoadley House is in very good condition  although with some yellowing dur to contact with acid matting.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    November, 2009
    11th-12th Wednesday-Thursday
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