H. Dickon Arkwright's Digest of a Journey Lately Undergone
by William Murray Cheney (1907-2002)
Eagle Rock:: Printed by Dillstrim,, 1950. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. LIMITATION NOT STATED. Miniature Book. 2 1/16 x 1 1/2 inches. (20) pp. Text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, light use wear. Comes in a green paper enveloped printed "Remembrance of the Golden Jubilee observed by the Zamorano Club, Los Angeles 1928-1978" and a bookseller's description. SCARCE. Very Good. Cheney's parody of old-time sea tales, in which H. Richard Archer is H. Dickon Arkwright, Edwin H. Carpenter is Barbatus Caesar, and Ted Freedman is Orinda, and the printer, Dillstrim, is Grant Dahlstrom. REFERENCES: Bradbury, 20th Cent. US Miniature Books, No. 687; Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 19. (Inventory #: PIG116-001)
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