First edition, and stated first printing. Illustrated and calligraphed by Ben Shahn. Oblong 8vo, publisher’s original blue paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with a drawing by Shahn embossed in blind on the upper cover, in the original decorated dustjacket. [32pp]. A fine copy of the book, the jacket a touch mellowed and with minor edge-wear. A book beautifully conceived, calligraphed and illustrated by noted artist Ben Shahn. The type for the introduction was set at the famed Spiral Press in New York and it was printed by the Meriden Gravure Company. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: MAXIMUS OF TYRE ON THE DISPUTE ABOUT IMAGES....
Publisher: New York Pantheon Books 1964
Book Description PANTHEON, 1964. VG HARD COVER IN BROWN COVERS, SHORT 8vo, OBLONG, FAINT STAIN ON FRONT COVER, ELSE NO NAME OR BOOKPLATE, CLEAN TEXT, TIGHT ( B ON B). Seller Inventory # D9039
Book Description Pantheon Books, New York, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Ben Shahn (illustrator). First Edition. 2 small tears top of DJ. Unpaginated. Shahn calligraphy and images. Size: Oblong 8 Vo. Seller Inventory # 012723
Book Description Pantheon Books, New York. 11/64., 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. "[-]The type is Emerson, set at The Spiral Press, New York Printed at The Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Connecticut". 9 1/4 inches x 7 in., pp., calligraphy & illustrations reproduced in black on white. Brown cloth spine and sides with gilt titling on the spine, and blue paper over boards, with an embossed design on the front cover; unclipped, color-printed dustjacket, with Ben Shahn designs. The dustjacket margins, edges show light ruffling, wear. Seller Inventory # ABE-840662421