Dunlap and Claypoole: Printers to George Washington and the American Congress
by Herbert Kerkow
Milwaukee:: The ABCDarium of Clifford L. Helbert,, 1988. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Like New/Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 200 numbered copies, this is number 61. Not Quite A Miniature Book. 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 inches. [iv], (20) pp. Half-title, frontispiece, black-and-white portrait of David Claypoole; text clean, unmarked. Quarter black cloth, gray decorative paper over boards, printed paper front cover label, spine titled in gilt, original clear plastic dust-jacket with the number of the edition (61) on a yellow sticker on the front panel of the dust-jacket, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight. Fine. This article first appeared in The Inland Printer, July 1928. J. Dunlap and David Claypoole printed the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, George Washington's Farewell Address and the first daily newspaper in the United States. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 1659. (Inventory #: IY915-087)
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