A Checklist of the Publications of Thomas Bird Mosher of Portland Maine: MDCCCXCI-MDCCCCXXIII-Compiled & Edited by Benton L. Hatch and with a Biographical Essay by Ray Nash
first edition Hardcover
1966 · Amherst, MA
by Hatch, Benton L
Amherst, MA: Gehenna Press/University of Massachusetts Press, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Very Good Slipcase. Spine shows even toning, very light toning to board fore-edge, touch of light foxing on laid in prospectus and merest hint of foxing in text block, inscribed by author and prior owner on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase shows light shelf wear, several small nicks at bottom edge, sun touched at edges, else tight and clean. Quarterbound, cream linen spine, blue Fabriano paper boards, paper title label, black and red ink lettering, frontispiece. 4to. 212pp plus 1 Addenda. Illus. (b/w plates). Index. Limited Edition of 500 copies, 50 of which were not for sale and numbered I through L, this being XXXVIII. Prospectus, note from author, letterpress presentation certificate from Hatch and replacement paper label all laid in.
Illustrated with 19 tipped in examples of title pages and the like, providing as sense of Mosher's work product. A remarkable bibliography. Overall, a lovely copy of "limited limited" version of this significant volume with some charming ephemera laid in. (Inventory #: 2529)