Quince, Etc. Exposing the Several Disguises of Ward Ritchie. Poet with a Remark By Lawrence Clark Powell

Powell, Lawrence Clark and Ward Ritchie

Published by Laguna Beach, Ca:; Laguna Verde Imprenta , Ward Ritchie], 1976
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Octavo. Limited to "About" 50 copies printed on an [1835] Albion hand press by Ward Ritchie, signed by Lawrence Clark Powell and Ward Ritchie, additionally signed b Ward Ritchie's pseudonyms he used in his youth wood engravings by Paul Landacre, bound in marbled paper wraps, paper label printed in black. [together with] A Few More for the Powells and Hea(r)th Broom, collected and printed for Fay and Larry Powell by Peter Lum Quince. 25 copies printed on March 26, 1949. [10]pp. bound in light blue paper wraps decorated in black, stitched, printed on one side of the folded sheets. Scarce. Two copies noted via OCLC. Harry "Ward" Ritchie was a world-renowned American printer, book collector writer and historian of the book arts and wrote nearly 100 books. He was part of the "Golden Age" of fine printing in Southern California. He set up and ran "The Ward Ritchie Press," publishing firm from 1932 to 1974. After 50 years of writing using pseudonyms, Quince, Etc. would bring Ward Ritchie to confess to all of them. Bookseller Inventory # 019585

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Title: Quince, Etc. Exposing the Several Disguises ...

Publisher: Laguna Beach, Ca:; Laguna Verde Imprenta , Ward Ritchie]

Publication Date: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition.

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