Item #148830 THE COLOPHON. Elmer Adler, others.


A Book Collector's Quarterly. 46 volumes comprising: THE COLOPHON, Parts 1-20, 1930-35; THE COLOPHON INDEX, 1935; NEW SERIES, Parts 1-12, 1935-38; THE ANNUAL OF BOOKMAKING, 1938; NEW GRAPHIC SERIES, Parts l-4, 1939-40; THE NEW COLOPHON. Volumes One to Three, in nine parts, 1948-1950. Various paginations, and paper stock, illustrated throughout; med. & demy 4to; pictorial papered or cloth boards, boards of cloth bound Index volume lightly marked, 1 cm. piece torn from head of spine, New Series, Volume 1, Number 1, and New Series, Volume III, Numbers 1-4 lightly worn at head and tail of cloth spines, some very minor wear to edges of a few other boards; bookplate (Laurence Gilman Noyes) laid on upper pastedown of first volume, The Colophon Ltd, New York, 1930-1950. *A later index volume is not present with this set. In the first series, each signature of each volume was prepared by a distinguished press, and each volume has an original print, etching, lithograph or woodcut; consecutive series followed this format in principle. Many volumes have promotional inserts. Item #148830

Price: $3,000.00

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