Berkeley: University of California Press, 1941. Limited Edition. Small Octavo. Limited to 450 copies. 102pp. with an introduction by James D. Hart, with essays by Randolph G. Adams "Librarians as Enemies of Books" T.M. Cleland "Harsh Words", "The Art of Printing" by Edwin Grabhorn and "The Bibliographical Way" by Lawrence C. Wroth. The Book Arts Club is a group of students at the University of California who study the art of good bookmaking. Each year this group ---differing in members but not in interests and ideals---plans, with the collaboration of the University Printer, a book that exemplifies what the group has learned; and the book is printed at the University of California Press. A fine copy with large gold initials at the head of each essay, bound in maroon cloth stamped in gilt, spine gilt, in near fine dust jacket with some toning and one tiny chip to upper corner.
(Inventory #: 021845)
General Antiquarian; First Editions; Americana; Autographs and Ephemera; Book Arts; Fine bindings and sets
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