A Typographical Commonplace-Book.
Paris: Harrison of Paris/New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1932. 8vo, original blue linen, backstrip & front cover gilt-lettered, bevelled edges , gilt top, in plain board slipcase. 45 pp., printed on outer pages of uncut French-fold sheets. Slipcase slightly battered; backstrip sunned, as usual; newsprint stain at pp. 34/35; still, a very good copy. First Edition; # 484 of 595 copies on Montgolfier Annonay vellum, from a total edition of 626 copies. A highly entertaining collection of quotations and anecdotes printed in a variety of types and layouts, with some illustrations and decorations, a few in color.
(Item Id: 5870)