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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

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AN ISLAND GARDEN

By: THAXTER, CELIA; HASSAM, CHILDE, illustrator.

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin Company: 1894

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2320

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. First printing. 8vo (6¾” x 9¼”). pp. 126.Unsigned binding design by Sarah Wyman Whitman in gold on bright green cloth of five upright wild roses (Rosa acicularis) with stylized stems and leaves terminating in interlinked hearts at their base on woven green cloth, with titles in a banner laying over the stems. Binding design repeats in gold on rear cover. Spine with titles and a flower bud with stylized stem and leaves in gold; t.e.g.Includes color frontis.,11 full page chromolithographic color illustrations, (each with captioned tissue guard) as well as tit... View more info