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    With One Volume Inscribed and Signed by Frederic W. Goudy, and with a Handwritten Notation Regarding the Kelmscott Press

    [Frederic W. Goudy, Bruce Rogers, Daniel Updike, and others]. Six Small Press Limited Edition Books About Books, including: Frederic W. Goudy. The Story of the Village Type. New York: The Press of the Woolly Whale, 1933. Near fine. [and:] Vrest Orton. Goudy Master of Letters. Chicago: The Black Cat Press, 1939. Inscribed and signed by Goudy. Near fine. [and:] [Bruce Rogers and Frederic W. Goudy]. BR to FWG. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1940. Near fine. [and:] Luther A. Brewer. My Leigh Hunt Library. Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Privately Printed, 1932. Fine. [and:] Luther A. Brewer. Marginalia. Cedar Rapids Iowa: Privately Printed, 1926. Near fine. [and:] D[aniel]. B[erkeley]. Updike. The Black Art. A Homily. Chicago: The Camelot Press, [n. d.]. Very good.

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    1. Frederic W. Goudy. The Story of the Village Type. New York: The Press of the Woolly Whale, 1933. Limited edition, one of 450 copies printed on handmade paper for the members of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Octavo. [vi], 13, [11, Chronological List of Types], [1, colophon] pages. Publisher's gray cloth spine over black paper boards with a paper title label inset into the upper cover and affixed to the spine. Original letter from the American Institute of Graphic Arts laid in. Minor rubbing to boards. Spine a bit sunned. Near fine.

     

    2. Vrest Orton. Goudy Master of Letters. Chicago: The Black Cat Press, 1939. Limited edition, one of 500 copies. Inscribed and signed by Goudy on a front flyleaf. Also with a hand-written marginal comment by Goudy on page 98, correcting an error regarding the sale of the Kelmscott Press. Octavo. 101, [4, List of Subscribers] pages. Publisher's red-orange cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Minor shelf wear. Spine a touch sunned. Minimal spotting to text. Near fine. Original prospectus for this title laid in.

     

    3. [Bruce Rogers and Frederic W. Goudy]. BR to FWG. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1940. Limited edition, one of 350 copies. Twelvemo. 21 pages plus colophon. Publisher's vellum spine over marbled boards. Minor wear and rubbing to boards, especially at the corners. Near fine.

     

    4. Luther A. Brewer. My Leigh Hunt Library. Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Privately Printed, 1932. Limited edition, one of 100 on handmade paper. Large octavo. xlv, 391 pages. Original red buckram with gilt spine titles. Fine condition.

     

    5. Luther A. Brewer. Marginalia. Cedar Rapids Iowa: Privately Printed, 1926. Near fine. Limited edition, one of 300 copies. Octavo. 48 pages. Publisher's tan cloth spine over light brown paper boards with gilt titles to front cover. Minor soiling to boards. Occasional mild foxing to text. Near fine.

     

    6. D. B. Updike. The Black Art. A Homily. Chicago: The Camelot Press, [n. d.]. Twelvemo. 12 pages. Original illustrated wrappers. Toning and spotting to wrappers. Scattered minor foxing within. Very good condition.



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