Hardcover, green cloth, no dust-jacket. 473 pages. Illustrated with Frontispiece and 19 full page plates. First edition, first printing with Scribner “A” present. Cortissoz was an American art historian and long-time art critic for the New York Herald Tribune. The present volume is a collection of 31 of his articles championing “traditional artists [El Greco, Goya, Durer, Manet, Renoir Rossetti and other less familiar names], as he decried modernism in all its forms. He was also responsible for penning the inscription above the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial. No previous ownership marks. Cloth age soiled and faded. Else a square, internally clean, tight copy. Good.