Sugarland, TX:: Arm and Hammer Press,, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Signed by Author. LIMITED EDITION of 40 numbered copies, this is copy number 34, printed letterpress from hand set type by Gordon Rouze on Japanese hand made Alexan paper. Oblong Miniature Book. 2 5/16 x 2 15/16 inches. [vi], (14) pp. Half-title, "Ode to the Ampersand" by Barbara J. Dolliver, short text extolling the logogram, illustrated with a variety of ampersands in various fonts and colors; text clean, unmarked. Printed paper over boards with a variety of amersands, comes with the original printed paper band that wraps around the entire volume (kind of a hybrid between a dust-jacket and a slip case) that is open to the top and bottom; binding square and tight. SIGNED by the author on the colophon. Fine. The text provides a brief history and meaning of the device. Lovely! (Inventory #: IY915-051)
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