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BRADLEY HIS BOOK: MAY MDCCCXCVI

By: BRADLEY, WILLIAM H. (binding design, illustrations, decorations, advts., layout)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Springfield (Massachusetts), The Wayside Press: 1896

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2004

Condition: fine


Narrow 4to (5 ” x 10½”). Volume 1, Number 1. pp. [24]. Gray paper wrapper printed in green, black and orange of titles and an Arts and Crafts style apple tree on the front cover, and a poster-style advt. for "The Twin Comet Lawn Sprinkler"on the rear cover.Features include "Edward Penfield, Artist" by Will Bradley with an illustration by Penfield; "The Garden of Genious" by Nixon Waterman, two sketches by Richard Harding Davis, and "The Night-Blooming Cereus" by Harriet Monroe.Bradley created all the decorations, illustrations, advertisements, page-layouts, and printed it ... View more info

THE GOLDEN BOOK THE STORY OF FINE BOOKS AND BOOKMAKING -- PAST AND PRESENT

By: McMurtrie, Douglas C.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Chicago, Pascal Covici: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201

Condition: Very Good +


R8vo (7¼" x 9¾"). pp. [xvi]; 406; Notes; Index. One of 2000 copies. Dark blue vertically ribbed cloth with fanfare-style design and titles stamped in gold on both covers and spine. Gold interstecting ring dentelles. t.e.g. Laid paper watermarked with McMurtrie's initials. Scarce gold dust jacket with binding design repeated in black. Illustrated throughout with vingette and full page reproductions of historic texts and includes floriated initials and headpieces. Written from the view point of the designer and printer, The Golden Book is an authoritative look at the history of the bo... View more info