The Willow Dale Press 1879, With Notes on the History of the Amateur Press in California

Bliss. Carey

Published by Dawson's Book Shop, 1975
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This item on hold pending amendment of California Assembly Bill 1570. Printed and bound at Bookhaven Press [near the site of the Willow Dale Press]. From a limited edition of 132 total copies, this is one of 52 copies that have 3 original issues of the Willow Dale Press inserted in a special envelope inside the back cover. The typeface is Bembo and printed on 70 lb. Warren's Olde Style paper. This is an association copy signed by the author and with an inscription from him to Lewis and Dorothy Allen of the Allen Press. In dark blue ink in a neat script hand on the half title page. 9 x 6 inches. Black buckram spine with gold-stamped title. Paper hardboards, with a greenish-ecru background and the front board bearing a handsome illustration of the Willow Dale Press sign-post. Unbumped with sharp corners. With the text block firmly bound in. Contains 19 numbered pp. and a few charming illus. An immaculate copy, inside and out. A Near Fine copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Willow Dale Press 1879, With Notes on ...
Publisher: Dawson's Book Shop
Publication Date: 1975
Binding: Decorative Boards
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.

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