Skokie, IL:: The Black Cat Press,, 1981. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Unknown Series, No. 3. LIMITED EDITION of 249 copies, cover art, design, typography and production by Norman W. Forgue, printed on Teton Paper by offset lithography at the Schori Press, bound by Bela Blau. Illustrations by Marvin E. Smith. Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 inches. Unpaginated.  pp. 2 Half-titles, title page printed in black and brown inks with illustrations, decorative initials in green, decorations in brown, tailpiece in green; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green leather, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, mild use-wear. Very Good. Reproduces the text of a sea-faring yarn first printed by Norman Forgue in 1934. The Unknown Series refers to unknown authors Forgue intended to publish in his series. Biographical information on Robert White Wirtz remains elusive. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Cent. US Miniature Books, No. 3295. (Inventory #: IY915-207)
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