SHIPS AND HAVENS

By: [GOODHUE, BERTRAM GROSVENOR (book and cover design)]; VAN DYKE, HENRY

Price: $465.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


New York: T. Y. Crowell & Co., 1897 and 1898. First Edition. 8vo (7 7/8” x 5 1/8”). pp. 42. IN ORIGINAL PICTORIAL PAPER DUST JACKET.

Unsigned Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue1 Arts and Crafts design of repeating Viking ships with the title in red caps in the upper left corner.

Printed in red and black by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press in Clarendon type with the title page decorated with a woodcut of a ship in red. The TOC is set solid with line fillers of red fleur-de-lis and black snowflakes. Rubricated woodcut initial caps with page heads and quotations printed in red.

The original paper dust jacket has a repeat of the cover design in deep olive green on ecru paper.

A five part essay in which people are likened to ships and their desires and ambitions to havens in the sight of God."

Once of a series of books Goodhue designed and Updike printed for Crowell in an Arts and Crafts style heavily influenced by William Morris.

A fine copy. The very good dust jacket has small closed tears to the edges, a small chip at the base of the spine panel, two light watermarks and some spotting at the base of the front panel.Exceptionally scarce in this condition and paired with the original paper dust jacket.

Exceptionally scarce in this condition and paired with the original paper dust jacket.

Exceptionally scarce in this condition and paired with the original paper dust jacket.

Minsky III: 97; Tanselle 98.19; UNCG 1898 VAN; Not in PBO.

1. Thompson, p. 89

Title: SHIPS AND HAVENS

Author Name: [GOODHUE, BERTRAM GROSVENOR (book and cover design)]; VAN DYKE, HENRY

Categories: Book Design and Typography, Essays, American Publisher's Bindings-19th C., ARTS & CRAFTS BOOK DESIGN , AMERICAN LITERATURE,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, T. Y. Crowell & Co., : 1897 and 1898

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very good

Size: 8vo (7 7/8” x 5 1/8”)

Seller ID: 3042

Keywords: THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS Daniel B Updike BERTRAM GROSVENOR GOODHUE