Item #134311 THE COLOPHON: NEW GRAPHIC SERIES. Elmer Adler, others.


Numbers one to four (complete). The quarterly for bookmen. Four volumes, each illustrated, index at end of Part Four; demy 4to; pictorial papered boards, spines a trifle darkened; Pynson Printers, New York, 1939-1940. *Limited to 2,500 copies. Each signature (various pagination and paper stock) of each volume was prepared by one of the distinguished presses in America or Europe. Original illustrations include a linocut by Hans Alexander Mueller, and woodcuts and wood engravings by Dorothy McEntee, Thomas Nason and Paul Landacre; included are articles about Charles Dickens, William Beckford, historic bibles, a bibliographic account of the Bacon-Shakespeare controversy, Hans Andersen fairy tales, English and American illustrators, Walt Whitman and D. H. Lawrence. With loosely inserted publisher's announcement of a temporary hiatus in publishing The Colophon. 47 volumes of The Colophon were issued in total. Item #134311

Price: $350.00

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