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Lot of six miniature books from the Xavier Press

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $
Zuschlagspreis:  204 $
Los-Nr. 413, Aufrufe: 31

Title: Lot of six miniature books from the Xavier Press Author: ** Place: Baltimore Publisher: Xavier Press Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Church, Francis P. Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus. (Cover & spine labels slightly tarnished.) No. 70 of 100. 1984. * Bellas, R.C. Ottmar Merganthaler's Marvel. With illustrations of linotype machines, etc.; metal linotype calculating matrix loose in rear endpaper envelope. No. 17 of 500 copies. 1986. * Bellas, R.C. Mother of Exiles. Frontis. from photograph of the Statue of Liberty. No. 20 of 250. 1986. * Bellas, R. C. We the People: 200 Years of the Constitution. 3 postage stamps used as illustrations. No. 17 of 250. 1987. * Bellas, P.H. Women Printers of Early Maryland. With 2 tipped-in folding facsimiles; a few cuts. No. 20 of 200 copies. 1991. * Bellas, P.H. Poe: Master of Macabre. 4 tipped-in plates from photographs, including frontispiece portrait of Poe; tipped commemorative postage stamp of Poe; a blade of grass from Poe's original grave site, encased in plastic., loose in rear endpaper pocket. No. 54 of 200 copies. 1995. Together, 6 volumes. 56x40 mm. to 66x49 mm., cloth, last five with lettering and decorations in gilt. All printed on a handpress by Francis X. Harrigan at the Xavier Press. Lot Amendments Condition: All in fine condition. Item number: 163991

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: PBA Galleries
Titel: Sale 330: Fine Children's & Illustrated Books; Fine Printing & the Book Arts
Auktionsdatum: 27.04.2006
Adresse: PBA Galleries
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94109 San Francisco, CA
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