Stephen R Hayes.
Title The Gold Beater.
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Hartford, CT: M. Swift & Sons, 1967
Seller ID IA315-1
LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, this is number 800, printed in Bembo type on Old Kentuck Linen paper by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem and bound by Proost en Brandt, Amsterdam. Miniature Book. 2 15/16 x 2 1/8 inches. (24) pp. Half-title, color frontispiece tipped-in, hammer vignette on title page, 5 black-and-white illustrations; text clean, unmarked, paper lightly toned. Gilt-stamped black leather, all edges gilt; binding square and tight, very minor shelf wear. Very Good. Provides a history of gold leaf and its uses, and includes a short chapter on "Oddities and Fantasy of Gold Leaf." REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1346.
Stephen R Hayes, The Gold Beater, M. Swift & Sons, Miniature Book, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Gold Leaf