WILLARD SAMUEL MORSE, A GREAT COLLECTOR

Wagner, Henry R.

Published by Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by the Ward Ritchie Press, 1939
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8vo. stiff paper wrappers. Frontispiece; 12, (4) pages. Limited to 250 copies. Morse collected Howard Pyle and was co- author of the Pyle bibliography. With a frontispiece reproducing Morse's bookplate which was designed by Howard Pyle. Tipped-in on the back inside cover is a typical Morse bookplate, this one being for his Bret Harte collection. This has foxed the opposite blank page. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: WILLARD SAMUEL MORSE, A GREAT COLLECTOR
Publisher: Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by the Ward Ritchie Press
Publication Date: 1939
Binding: stiff paper wrappers
Illustrator: Morse, Willard Samuel

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Book Description 1939. Original wraps. Condition: Fine. First Edition. [Los Angeles]: Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by the Ward Ritchie Press, 1939. 12,[1]pp. Frontispiece. Original printed wrappers. Fine. One of 250 copies, of which fifty were for presentation to members of the Zamorano Club. Wagner knew Morse for forty-five years, and this is his memoir of the renowned collector. The frontispiece reproduces Morse's bookplate, which was designed by Howard Pyle. Each copy of this pamphlet contains, affixed to the inner rear wrapper, one of Morse's slips designating which collection a particular book belonged to. AXE, PUBLISHED WRITINGS OF HENRY R. WAGNER, 98. Seller Inventory # 897

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Morse, Willard Samuel). Wagner, Henry R
Published by Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by The Ward Ritchie Press, 1939. (1939)
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Book Description Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by The Ward Ritchie Press, 1939., 1939. Condition: Fine. Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by The Ward Ritchie Press, 1939. 1939. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped. 12 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece. Near fine. Limited edition of 250 copies, of which 50 were for presentation to members of the Zamorano Club of Los Angeles.The frontispiece is a reproduction of Morse's bookplate designed by Howard Pyle which appeared in each book in his collection. In addition, a book label for the particular collection to which the item belonged with ruled lines for bibliographical information was tipped in at the rear of each book. An actual specimen of one of these labels is tipped onto the rear inside wrap. The label is this copy is for "First Editions / Manuscripts, Etc.". Seller Inventory # 15625

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Book Description 1939. Original wraps. Condition: near Fine. First Edition. [Los Angeles]: Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by the Ward Ritchie Press, 1939. 12,[1]pp. Frontispiece. Original printed wrappers. A few neat pencil notes. Light edgewear. Near fine. One of 250 copies, of which fifty were for presentation to members of the Zamorano Club. Wagner has inscribed this copy to Los Angeles bookseller Eleanor Reed. Wagner knew Morse for forty-five years, and this is his memoir of the renowned collector. The frontispiece reproduces Morse's bookplate, which was designed by Howard Pyle. Each copy of this pamphlet contains, affixed to the inner rear wrapper, one of Morse's slips designating which collection a particular book belonged to. The example in this copy of the pamphlet is of Morse's Bret Harte collection. AXE, PUBLISHED WRITINGS OF HENRY R. WAGNER, 98. Seller Inventory # 896

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