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    Frederick Coffay Yohn The Butler's Story Illustration Original (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909). Yohn's stately but lively approach to palpable realism yields this delightful scene of an altercation at a high-society soirée. The piece graces the first edition of Arthur Train's once-famous novel, which purports to be "the Reflections, Observations, and Experiences of Mr. Peter Ridges, of Wapping-on-Velly, Devon, Sometimes in the Service of Samuel Carter, Esq., of New York." Ink, watercolor, and mixed media over graphite on heavyweight Curtis-brand illustration board. Image area, 18" x 13". Notable age-toning, barked corners, and marginal adhesive staining from a long-ago framing job. Good condition.

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    10th Sunday
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