A Tradition of Conscience. Proposals for Journalism. Forward by Marquis W. Childs. With Five Etchings by Leonard Baskin
by PULITZER, JOSEPH, JR.
St. Louis: (Privately printed for Joseph Pulitzer, Jr. by the Stinehour Press), 1965, 1965. First edition, one of 250 copies printed. Edges a little rubbed; fine copy in the original slipcase, which is lacking the back-strip and is somewhat worn.. Large 4to, black quarter morocco by the Harcourt Bindery, Boston, blue paper boards, gilt lettering on the spine, printed paper label on the upper board. Five engraved cooper plates by Leonard Baskin. Five essays by Joseph Pulitzer on the press and journalism in America, centered on his work with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, handsomely produced and illustrated with five etchings of the American eagle by Leonard Baskin. Pulitzer states in the preface that his intention in the publication was to "contribute to the tradition of fine bookmaking in which author, printer and artist collaborate." (Inventory #: 27155)
English & American Literature, Americana, First Editions, Bibliography
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