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    Twenty-five Hand-printed Woodcuts of Pictographs

    Gustave Baumann. SIGNED/ LIMITED. Frijoles Canyon Pictographs Recorded in Woodcuts and Hand Printed by Gustave Baumann. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Writers' Editions, Inc., [1939]. With a foreword by Alfred Vincent Kidder. Limited edition of 480 copies, signed by Gustave Baumann on both the title-page and double page fold-out plate. Octavo. Unpaginated. Twenty-five hand-printed woodcuts. Bound in hand-made pictograph illustrated cloth covered boards with titles on paper labels on the front board and spine. Yellow and cream pictorial endpapers. In thick protective glassine wrapper. Nearly imperceptible mark on front cover from small burn hole in glassine wrapper's front panel; wrapper with edge wear, small tears, and smudges. Nonetheless a great example of the book itself.
    From the colophon: "This book is published by Writers' Editions, Inc., a cooperative group of writers living in the Southwest, who believe that regional publication should foster the growth of American art and literature."


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