Title Saul Marks & The Plantin Press: The Life & Work of a Singular Man.
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Publisher Los Angeles: The Plantin Press, 1980
Seller ID GO617-014
LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies, this is number 212, SIGNED by Lillian Marks on the colophon. 8vo. 10 1/4 x 7 inches. (24), (197) pp. Title page within elaborate decorative border, illustrations, text decorations and reproductions throughout, index printed as a separate pamphlet laid-in; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth spine, gilt-titled paper spine label, marbled paper over boards; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. Housed in a gray paper slipcase. Comes with original prospectus from the Plantin Press. Pall Bohne's copy, with his pencil notations with his library number, "Bought from Lillian," date, and price, at rear. SIGNED by author on colophon. Very Good. "This is at once a biography, a history of the Plantin Press, and an account of the fine press movement in Southern California." Prospectus. This copy also includes an Index, Saul Marks and the Plantin Press by Lillian Marks, Compiled by Stephen R Tabor. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1986. Dawson's Book Shop was an important patron of the Plantin Press over the years.
Saul Marks and The Plantin Press The Life and Work of a Singular Man, Lillian Marks, Biography, Fine Printing