Three Gold Bezants, Three Silver Stars: The Arms of the Grolier Club 1884-1984

By: Eric Holzenberg

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Series: Grolier Fine Printing, New Series, No. 2. LIMITED EDITION of 240 copies printed in Hermann Zapf's Renaissance Roman type on Arches paper at the Stinehour Press. 8vo. 209 x 134 mm. 61, [3] pp. Bookplates, index; text clean, un-marked. Gilt-stamped navy cloth, printed paper spine label, laid paper end-leaves; binding square and tight. Former owner's bookplate on front paste-down. Fine. SCARCE. Many of the illustrations were printed from the original cuts from the archives of The Grolier Club, and the engraved bookplate (number 20) was pulled from the original plate by the Thornwillow Press, and the tipped-in bookplates are all from the original printings. Design and typography by Jerry Kelly. A comprehensive overview of the arms utilized by the Grolier Club of New York, includes a study of the Arms of Jean Grolier by Kit Currie, a survey of the Grolier Arm sin Club Publications, and a survey of the Grolier Arms in Club.

Title: Three Gold Bezants, Three Silver Stars: The Arms of the Grolier Club 1884-1984

Author Name: Eric Holzenberg

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Grolier Club: 1999

ISBN Number: 0910672245

ISBN Number 13: 9780910672245

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: RBWJ42910-6

Keywords: Eric Holzenberg, Three Gold Bezants, Three Silver Stars, The Arms of the Grolier Club 1884-1984, Book Collecting, Book Plates, Stinehour Press, Thornwillow Press, Jerry Kelly