Folio. 11 leaves. With colour illustrations by Rigby Graham. Vellum-backed paper-covered boards in colorful stripes. A superb copy. Limited to 200 copies, ours is number 118 signed by John Mason. According to Mason, the book has taken two years to complete. He used old bed sheets of several colours for the paper which is extra thick. The text is an eighteenth century American ballad, and is cited as being the first and only unexpurgated version. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A song in favour of bundling.
Publisher: Designed and produced at the Orpheus Press for the Twelve by Eight, .
Publication Date: 1961
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1961. Designed and Produced at the Orpheus Press for the Twelve by Eight. 4to. Hardcover. Illustrations by Rigby Graham. Limited to 200 copies; this is #20 signed by John Mason. Bound in marbled boards over a vellum-like spine. The paper is hand-made (supposedly from bedsheets). Fine. A lovely copy. (FR). Bookseller Inventory # C4030
Book Description Twelve by Eight Press, Leicester, 1961. Book Condition: Fine. Limited to 200 copies. Limited to 200 copies. 13 leaves of multi-colored hand-made paper. Illustrated by Rigby Graham. Small folio. Gilt-titled parchment spine over marbeled boards. Printed by the Orpheus Press. Bookseller Inventory # 10077
Book Description Twelve By Eight Press Produced at Orpheus Press, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Included. Rigby Graham (illustrator). 1st Edition. #100/200 copies in Limited Edition; in an as new slip-case. Signed by Author(s). Hard Cover. Bookseller Inventory # 000035
Book Description designed and produced at the Orpheus Press for the Twelve by Eight, [Leicester], 1961. First edition, number 65 of 200 copies, 11 leaves; color illustrations by Rigby Graham; parchment backed decorated paper covered boards, publisher's cardboard chemise; fine with printed note signed by Mason laid in. Signed on the limitation leaf by Mason. According to the text, "this American ballad dates from the late eighteenth century." A note from Douglas Martin claims that this edition "will prove to be the first & only unexpurgated version of this curious ballad to be given to the world.". Bookseller Inventory # 20530