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Quarto (7-1/2" x 10-3/4" handbound with Italian Fabriano over boards at the Stanhope Bindery. The first book of the press. Copy #76 of only 100 numbered copies designed, handset, and printed by Michael McCurdy. In actuality only 91 copies were produced. Laid in at the front is a wood-engraved portrait of George Fox SIGNED by the printer. Only subscriber copies contained this engraving. In addition this copy is INSCRIBED by the publisher McCurdy on the front blank: "29 June 1969/For Uncle Bob and Aunt Jean--on/this day before my journey abroad./I offer this volume--my first feeble/attempt in this field of book building./All love/Michael.". N° de ref. de la librería
Título: THE QUAKER QUERIES: NEW ENGLAND QUERIES IN ...
Editorial: Penmaen Press
Año de publicación: 1969
Condición del libro: Fine in a Fine slipcase
Edición: First Edition.
Descripción Penmaen Press, Boston, 1969. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Fine. Michael McCurdy Ilustrador. First Edition (This press). Number 63 of 100 copies designed, handset, handbound and printed by Michael McCurdy. Printed on English Crown and Sceptre paper. With a wood engraving portrait of George Fox signed by Michael McCurdy and an advertising sheet listing 3 forthcoming editions. "This is the first book to bear the name PENMAEN". The book is immaculately clean and tightly bound. A very small indentation on one edge. The tight slipcase has a small bump on one edge, slight sunning to the edges and some offset from a leather bound book next to it on the shelf. Nº de ref. de la librería 7740
Descripción 1969. (QUAKERS). The Quaker Queries: New England Queries in Past and Present Forms. With an Introduction by Elmer Howard Brown. [Boston]: Penmaen Press, 1969. 1st ed. 4to. viii,13pp. Orig. cloth-backed boards, printed paper spine label, housed in publisher's slipcase. Laid in is an engraved portrait of George Fox, numbered and signed by the artist Michael McCurdy. Fine. One of 100 numbered copies. Designed, handset, and printed by Michael McCurdy, this is the first book of the Penmaen Press. Presentation inscription from him on front endpaper, "29 June 1969, For Uncle Bob and Aunt Jean-on this day before my journey abroad.I offer this volume-my first feeble attempt in the field of book building. All love, Michael.". Nº de ref. de la librería 73881
Descripción Penmaen Press, (Boston), 1969. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fine in slipcase. First Edition. Quarto (7-1/2" x 10-3/4" handbound with Italian Fabriano over boards at the Stanhope Bindery. The first book of the press. Copy #3 of only 100 numbered copies designed, handset, and printed by Michael McCurdy. In actuality only 91 copies were produced. This copy without the wood-engraved portrait of George Fox. Only subscriber copies contained this engraving. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the publisher McCurdy on the front blank: "26 June 1969/For Mother this day before/starting my great venture/to Europe. With all love to/the best mother there surely is!/Michael.". Nº de ref. de la librería 015728