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1 Richard D. Curtiss Thomas E. Williams & the Fine Arts Press
Los Angeles, CA Dawson's Book Shop 1973 0870930915 / 9780870930911 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies printed by Richard Hoffman. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches. xvi, 119, [1] pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Thomas Williams, two-color title-page decoration, title page ruled in red, chapter heads and initials repeat the decoration on the title, 17 illustrations of title-pages, bibliography, index; the bibliography has some check-marks, otherwise text unmarked. Quarter gray cloth, patterned paper over boards, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Fine. Based on personal interviews with close friends and former business associates of Thomas Williams, this book seeks to describe the professional career and personal life of Thomas E. Williams, a southern California fine printer and publisher of historical material. The primary focus is the Fine Arts Press, which Williams established when he was the printing instructor at the Santa Ana High School and the Santa Ana Junior College. REFERENCE: Engel, Presses and Printing, No. 80; Petko: Tribute, No. 220. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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