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Author Name    Anderson, Sherwood; Cohn, Louis Henry; Carter, John; Coleman, Carroll D.; Jackson, William Alexander; Newton, A. Edward; Adams, Frederick B., Jr.; Rockwell, Norman; Kent, Rockwell; Winterich, John T., et al.

Title   THE COLOPHON: A QUARTERLY FOR BOOKMEN. NEW SERIES - VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1: SUMMER 1935, NUMBER 2: AUTUMN 1935, NUMBER 3: WINTER 1936 & NUMBER 4: SPRING 1936 - 4 BOOKS IN TOTAL.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good+

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Publisher   New York Pynson Printers 1935

Seller ID   28901

4 volumes, consecutively paged - No. 1, pp.1-160 / No. 2, pp.161-316 / No. 3, pp.317-480 / No. 4, pp.481-644, 9 1/2" H. Cream-coloured, paper-covered boards with series decoration on front boards, varying in colour (teal, pink, blue, beige). Some b&w illustrations. Articles of interest to bibliophiles, including: America's First Bibles, by Randolph G. Adams; Herman Melville as I Recall Him, by Oscar Wegelin; A Note on Ernest Hemingway, by Louis Henry Cohn; Frank Holme: Newpaper Artist and Designer of Books, by Rudolph Gjelsness; A Frontier Bibliophile, by Howard C. Rice; Proof-Reading in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, by William Alexander Jackson; The Haunted Book: Concerning Huckleberry Finn, by Irving S. Underhill; The St. Mary's City Press: A New Chronology of American Printing, by Lawrence C. Wroth; The Collier-Cruickshank Punch and Judy, by Paul McPharlin; The 1866 Appleton "Alice", by Flodden W. Heron; Book Collector, Italian, Seventeenth Century, by Ethel D. Roberts; A London Bookseller's Ledger of 1535, by William A. Jackson; The Imprints of A. Edw. Newton & Co, 1887-1893, by John T. Winterich; My Memoirs of the Civil War, by MacKinlay Kantor, illustrations by Donald McKay; Bibliographical Notes on James Joyce's "Ulysses", by R.F. Roberts; On Being Famous, by Rockwell Kent; The McGuffey Readers, by Henry Ford, etc. Number 1 has a tiny crease at bottom of one page. Number 2 has a very small crease at fore-edge of pages 553 to 566. Books have light browning to edges and very light browning on spines, very light edge wear, browning/dust staining and scattered foxing on top of text blocks, number 3 has a very small bump and tear at top of front hinge, some minor bumps at top/bottom of some spines, two books have minor foxing on fore-edge or bottom of text block.

Frank  Holme,  Newspaper  Artists,  Book  Design,  Book  Designers,  Books  About  Books,  John  Carter,  Lustleigh,  Walt  Whitman,  Bibliophiles,  Book  Collecting,  Book  Collectors,  Alchemy,  Proof-Reading,  16th  Century  17th  Century,  Samule  Butler,  Huckleberry  Finn,  Mark  Twain,  Burt  Emmett,  American  Bibles,  Herman  Melville,  Stephen  Collins  Foster,  Waverley,  Alexandre  Dumas,  George  Eliot,  John  Chapman,  Longfellow,  Ernest  Hemingway,  Utopia,  Booksellers,  London,  A.  Edward  Newton,  Connecticut,  Wood  Engravings,  Civil  War,  Donald  McKay,  James  Joyce,  Ulysses,  Rockwell  Kent,  Norman  Rockwell,  McGuffey  Readers,  Education,  Reading,  Native  Races,  St.  Mary's  City  Press,  Scots,  Parson  Weems,  Collier-Cruikshank,  Punch  And  Judy,  Appleton,  Alice's  Adventures  In  Wonderland,  Alice  In  Wonderland,  17th  Century  Italy. 

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