Autobiography of an Early American Wood Engraver.

By: Alexander Anderson (1775-1870).

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LIMITED EDITION of 500 numbered copies, this is number 330. Designed by J. R. Levien, set in Caslon type, illustrations printed offset, the Charles Press printed 500 sheets of Bergstrom's Hilding paper, which were bound in London by T. C. Woolnough & Son, Ltd. Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches. Unpaginated. [48] pp. Illustrated throughout with Dr. Anderson's wood-cut illustrations, including a frontispiece self-portrait at age 81, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Quarter black cloth, marbled paper over boards, printed paper front cover label, illustrated end-papers; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. Very Good. This volume contains the life story of Alexander Anderson, a medical doctor whose main interest in life was wood engraving. "Jack R. Levien published miniature books in New York under the Trader's Press imprint from 1967 to 1969, and then under his name from 1970 to 1972 after moving to Holland. Levien focused on book design when publishing his first five titles while in New York. He contracted separately with others to do the printing and binding." Bradbury, p. 127. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Cent. US Miniature Books, No. 103.

Title: Autobiography of an Early American Wood Engraver.

Author Name: Alexander Anderson (1775-1870).

Categories: Miniature Book,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York:, Traders Press, The Little Press of J. R. Levien,: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: IY915-060

Keywords: Alexander Anderson, Autobiography of an Early American Wood Engraver, Letterpress