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[Birch-Bark Binding] [Menu] Twelfth Annual Spring Luncheon, Chicago Tribune, "Shelter Bay"

New York: n.p, 1934. Invitation for a luncheon held in Room 2200 of the New York Daily News building, at 220 East 42nd Street, on Tuesday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m., for the publishers of 38 leading U.S. newspapers. Strikingly bound in birch bark with rawhide ties end paper illustrations on peach stock by Rockwell Kent (one featuring a woodsman chopping down a tree, presumably for paper pulp, the other workers operating a press). 8vo (210 x 165mm): [16]pp. Laid in are two copies of the menu (Rocky River salmon, baby lamb forrestier, fromage de la trappe, and, for dessert, lumberjack's dream), entitled “A Very Dry Luncheon After the Manner of Shelter Bay." Printed, fittingly, on newsprint, with names of the attendees at previous gatherings listed by year. An extraordinary survival, newsprint tanned (as expected) but not brittle, else Fine. Fine. Item #BB2365

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Price: $235.00

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