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    The First Book of the Equinox Press

    William Everson. A Privacy of Speech. Berkeley: The Equinox Press, 1949. First edition limited to one hundred copies and signed by the author on the half-title page. Quarto. 29 pages. Block print decorations by Mary Fabilli. Quarter vellum and decorated paper over boards. Gilt titles. Printed on Tovil hand-made paper. Deckled edges. Vellum slightly toned, else fine condition.

    The first book of the Equinox Press and Everson's first attempt at printing. This remarkable effort is considered to be one of the high points of modern printing. It is believed that only fifty copies were bound and issued. A perfect combination of scarcity and beauty. Bartlett & Campo A10.


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