CEREMONIAL PAPERS OF AMERICA, AN INVESTIGATION INTO THEIR VARIETY, USES, AND PROPERTIES WITH AN ...

CEREMONIAL PAPERS OF AMERICA, AN INVESTIGATION INTO THEIR VARIETY, USES, AND PROPERTIES WITH AN ESSAY ON THEIR PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS ON THE LIFE OF OUR TIME. Foreword by Quincy P. Emery. Illustrated With Specimens Obtained from Original Sources

Bachaus, Theodore (but actually Arthur Rushmore)

Published by Privately printed for the Columbiad Club, 1938
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tall 12mo. cloth, paper cover and spine labels, decorated paper covered slipcase. (x), 22 pages. First edition, limited to 30 numbered and signed copies printed for the Columbiad Club as their Keepsake 28. Printed by the Golden Hind Press. Humorous text followed by 14 tipped-in examples of "ceremonial paper" with an explanation for each. This book, and Dr. Theodore Bachus (ie Rushmore), provided the inspiration for three of Henry Morris' Bird & Bull Press books. You will find him brought to life again in The Commonplace Book (1971), The World's Worst Marbled Paper (1978) and Private Presses of San Seriffe. The samples in the book are spotted from the glue used. Slipcase toned along edges with one hinge cracked. Very scarce. cloth, paper cover and spine labels, decorated paper covered slipcase. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: CEREMONIAL PAPERS OF AMERICA, AN ...
Publisher: Privately printed for the Columbiad Club
Publication Date: 1938
Illustrator: Papermaking

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