Chicago: Caxton Club, 1972. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tall, slim 8vo: ,12,pp, including full-page reproductions from photographs, plus the Bewick wood-block print. Decorated gold-and-tan paper-backed boards, black linen spine, printed paper label, medium-brown laid end papers. Pristine. One of five variant bindings (collect them all!) deposited in the Newberry Library. As New. Item #BB1064
Limited to 500 unnumbered copies, designed by Greer Allen, composed in Monotype Bell, letterpress printed at Press of A. Colish, Mount Vernon, NY; binding by Publishers Book Binding, Long Island City, NY; text on Curtis Rag of the Curtis Paper Co. of Newark, Delaware; paper by the John A. Manning Co. of Troy, NY; decorated cover papers by Birgitte Cramer of Copenhagen, Denmark; end papers are Miliani Ingres from Fabriano, Italy. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.