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    Henry Miller. Order and Chaos chez Hans Reichel. New Orleans: Loujon Press, [1966]. First edition, one of 99 copies of the crimson leather issue. This copy inscribed by Miller to the publisher.


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    Henry Miller. Order and Chaos chez Hans Reichel. Introduction by Lawrence Durrell. New Orleans: Loujon Press, [1966]. First edition, one of 99 copies of the crimson leather issue, out of a total issue of 1,399 copies. This copy inscribed by Miller to the publisher, with original artwork. This copy unnumbered. Inscribed by Miller on page [100]: "This copy for/Jon Webb/"Master of his Art"/Henry Miller/6/6/66/[multi-colored illustrations of occult symbols]/MAGISTER/EXTRAORDINARY". Quarto. [106] pages. Printed on different colored papers. With a photo of Miller inserted. Publisher's quarter crimson morocco binding, gilt over cloth boards, dust jacket, paper-covered cardboard slipcase. Jacket chipped and torn at spine. Near fine. This copy with a typed letter from Lois Wyse (author and co-founder of the Wyse Advertising Agency) asking Alex Gotfryd to publish a Henry Miller manuscript to help Louise Webb (co-founder of Loujon Press), who is destitute. It is unclear which manuscript Wyse was discussing or if it was published. This book won awards for typography and Type Direction and Design from the Type Directors Club in 1966.



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