Published on behalf of The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. Presumed first printing. Set in type in Hong Kong. Printed and presumed bound in Singapore. Royal blue cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and trivial bump at spine tail, with sharp corners. 12 x 10 inches. Text block firmly bound in. xli and 642 numbered pages. Heavy, glossy coated stock with approximately 1,600 illustrations, including many color plates. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely pictorial DJ, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. DJ in a clear Mylar DJ protector. A Near Fine copy in a Nearr Fine DJ. A very heavy book. "The catalogue raisonné begins with an introductory essay on Whistler's life and includes over 1,700 entries.... Every extant work by Whistler, and many now missing, have been catalogued and reproduced...."