"The Art of the Belgian Galleries: Being a History of the Flemish School of Painting illuminated and demonstrated by Critical Descriptions of the Great Paintings in Bruges, Antwerp, Ghent, Brussels and Other Belgian Cities", by Esther Singleton (1865-1930), illustrated with frontispiece and additional 48 b/w plates.
First Edition, first printing: copyright 1909, MDCCCCIX  is imprinted on bottom of the title page, "First Impression, October, 1909" without any other printings is stated on the copyright page.
Her books were known for careful insight, historical research and artistic selection - while almost forgotten today, she has probably influenced American culture and collecting far more than we realize.
US: Priority (c 2-4 days) ----------- $12.50
Canada: Priority (c. 2-6 weeks) ----- $27.50
World: Priority (c.2-8 weeks) ------- $37.50
Hard boards, bound in original green cloth with gilt lettering, red, black and gold Belgian coat-of-arms on the front cover [a little shelf wear], pen-written inscription on the front endpaper, tissue-guard protected frontispiece, 5.1/2" x 7.3/4"; 369 pages and additional 48 b/w plates on glossy paper, top edge gilt, very good near fine condition. [ahc]