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A Prospectus for a Fine Press Printing by Harold Berliner of Nevada City, California, af a Limited Edition of A Full and Faithful Report of the Memorable Trial of Bardell against Pickwick , by Charles Dickens. extracted from The Pickwick Papers. With a Prologue and Epilogue by John F. Banker, Esq.

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Published by Harold Berliner., Nevada City., 1974
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Illustrated. 8pp. 6-3/8? W x 9-5/8? H. Loose sheet, as issued. A prospectus for a Fine Press edition of Dickens's "Bardell vs. Pickwick", an extract from his novel, "The Pickwick Papers", printed by Harold Berliner on 70 pages and illustrated by Wolfgang Lederer. Part of the Prologue is printed and illustrated on p. 3. The inside 4 leaf item, on pp. 4-5 is a printing of pages 12-13 of the text, There are 2 further illustrations by Lederer, The printing, in red , blue and black, with illustrations also in red, blue and black, is in octavo format, set in Perpetua type by letterpress on special paper by the Curtis Paper Company. There was a run of 750 copies. Tucked in is a blank request form for ordering announcements from the Press and copies of this book Berliner, a California district attorney, lawyer and printer, was noted for several things: he was the original writer of the statement of Miranda Rights ("You have the right to reman silent?") read to every arrested person by police department throughout America; he was a fine printer and publisher of Fine Press issues of books and ephemera; a friend of the type designer Herman Zapf; and the owner of the hot metal type foundry that issued Zapf's and his own typefaces. Very Good, Bookseller Inventory # 11548

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Title: A Prospectus for a Fine Press Printing by ...

Publisher: Harold Berliner., Nevada City.

Publication Date: 1974

Edition: First Edition..

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