The Homecoming of the Lost Book: Schwarzwald, Eugenie The Homecoming of the Lost Book: Schwarzwald, Eugenie

The Homecoming of the Lost Book

Schwarzwald, Eugenie

Published by Black Cat Press, 1961
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23, (3)pp., frenchfold. From an edition of 300 copies, this is one of a few bound in full leather by the Monastery Hill Bindery in Chicago. An entertaining reflection on lending (and losing) books to one's friends. Translated from the German by Albert Henry Allen. A very fine copy of the second book of the Press, bound in gilt-stamped navy blue leather. (Bradbury, p. 20). (2 3/8 by 1 3/4; 60x45mm). Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Homecoming of the Lost Book
Publisher: Black Cat Press
Publication Date: 1961

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Eugenie Schwarzwald
Published by The Black Cat Press (1939)
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Book Description The Black Cat Press, 1939. Hardcover. Condition: Good. GOOD. small yellow book, bagged for protection, approx. 3.5'' x 5.5'', lightly stained and chipped spine near spine ends, lightly faded covers. Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com Orders shipped via USPS. Seller Inventory # 319043

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Eugenie Schwarzwald (1872-1940) and Albert Henry Allen (b. 1875), translator.
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Book Description Black Cat Press, 1961. Condition: Used: Very Good. SECOND EDITION, LIMITED to 300 copies. Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 inches. (27) pp. Color headpiece, tailpieces, text presented in French-fold format; text clean, unmarked, pages toned. Gilt-stamped navy leather boards; binding square and tight, all edges toned, very light shelf wear to covers. Mel Kavin's copy. Very Good. Printed with Modern Roman type faces, printed on Berestoke handmade paper that was purchased in 1935, "a few copies" bound in full leather [this being one of those] by Monastery Hill Bindery, Chicago, IL. Illustrations by Calvin Brazelton commissioned for this book. An English translation [commissioned by Forgue] from the original German about the pitfalls and rewards of lending one's books to friends. Eugenie Schwarzwald was an Austrian philanthropist, writer, and pedagogue, and one of the most lettered women of her time. Forgue originally printed this text in 1939 for a small 12mo edition in wrappers. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 2643. Seller Inventory # IY915-234

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Published by Black Cat Press, Skokie, IL (1961)
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Book Description Black Cat Press, Skokie, IL, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Book Description: Black Cat Press, Chicago, 1961 Miniature book ( 21/2 x 1 5/8), 23pp, 250 copies. (Bradbury, Black Cat Press 5). Leather, paper boards, title gilt-stamped on spine, title gilt-stamped on front cover, marbled endpapers. Seller Inventory # 01-00051

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Book Description Black Cat Press, 0. Hardcover. Miniature book, 2.5 x 1.75 inches. Unspecified number of copies printed in full navy leather, french fold, by Phillip Reed of Monastery Hill Press. Very light rubbing, fine. Inscribed by the publisher, Norman W. Forgue, to collector Salman Roochvarg with Alida Roochvarg's bookplate laid in. Seller Inventory # 16222

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Schwarzwald, Eugenie
Published by The Black Cat Press (1939)
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Book Description The Black Cat Press, 1939. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1939 1st ed. Translated by Albert Henry Allen limited ed. of 500 books from linotype Baskerville hand set by Bulmer types on Hazelbourn paper by the Norman press 1939 Design and Typography by Norman W. Forgue yellow sparkly boards small book hardly ever used. Seller Inventory # SKU1000970

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Schwarzwald, Eugenie
Published by Black Cat Press, Chicago, IL (1961)
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Book Description Black Cat Press, Chicago, IL, 1961. Miniature Books (illustrator). miniature book (6.2 by 4.3 cm.). leather, spine and front cover gilt-stamped. 23, (5) pages. Limited to 300 copies (Bradbury, Black Cat Press 5). Bradbury notes "some copies gilt leather;" this copy is thus. Translated from the German by Albert Henry Allen. Leather bound by the Monastery Hill Bindery of Chicago. Pages French fold. leather, spine and front cover gilt-stamped. Seller Inventory # 127844

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