[Day, F. Holland- Ten Copies Only, Full Morocco From Publishers] Slave to Beauty: The Eccentric Life and Controversial Career of F. Holland Day, Photographer, Publisher, Aesthete
by Jussim, Estelle
Boston: David R. Godine, 1981. First edition. 4to. ONE OF TEN COPIES, publisher's original full rich black crushed morocco with superb gilt Copeland and Day publishers device on cover, gilt ruling both covers, gilt ruling on spine, marbled endpapers, by GRAY PARROT.The scarce Lettered First Ten Copies, this is Letter "B" signed y author Estell Jussim; the binder, Parrot; and the producer, James Cummins. A fine copy in the publisher's superb matching folding smooth buckram clamshell box, quarter black morocco with gilt ruling and lettering. Profusely illustrated half-tones and reproductions of personalities, books, etc. A wonderful study of this influential and eccentric figure in the center of fine printing in America at the Turn of the Century. (Inventory #: 3268)
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