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FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 11/16 inches. 156 pp. plus the plates. The plates reproduce Updike title pages, many in colors, type specimens; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, spine titled in gilt, original dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, jacket freckled, light shelf wear to jacket cover. Very Good. This book is a memorial and symposium on Daniel Berkeley Updike, the printer and the man. With a Gathering of Essays by Stanley Morison, Gregg Anderson, T. M. Cleland, M. A. de Wolfe Howe, George Parker Winship, Rudolph Ruzicka, David T. Pottinger, Carl P. Rollins, and a Gallery of Merrymount Title-Pages and Types.
Title: Updike: American Printer and His Merrymount Press.
Categories: History of Printing,
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: New York:, The American Institute of Graphic Arts,: 1947
Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Item: 32.00 Item
Seller ID: CH814-113
Keywords: Daniel Berkely Updike, Updike American Printer and His Merrymount Press, History of Printing, Biography, Stanley Morison, Gregg Anderson, T. M. Cleland, M. A. de Wolfe Howe, George Parker Winship, Rudolph Ruzicka, David T. Pottinger, Carl P. Rollins