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Author Name    Jeffrey Miller, John F. Craemer, Bruce N. Washbish.

Title   Pressroom Follies: Franklin, Poe, Bierce Twain and Rexroth on American Journalism.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Collectible: Like New

Type   Hardcover

Publisher   San Francisco; San Rafael; Petaluma: Cadmus Editions; Mt. Tam Press; Anchor & Acorn Press, 2002

Seller ID   SGG213B-6

LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies for the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco, the Zamorano Club, and "Friends of the Presses." Stapled Pamphlet. 7 x 4 1/4 inches. [viii], (40) pp. Title page printed within ruled border and with 3 fleurons, running heads, fleurons in the text, 3 printer's marks on the colophon; text clean, unmarked. Gray printed wrappers; binding square and tight. Small "Greetings to the Sacramento Book Collectors Club" broadside that reproduces the colophon is mounted inside the front cover with a green dot sticker, folds over to the front of the pamphlet explaining these are extra copies printed for the Club's "Show & Tell" meeting held in January 2003. Fine. This is an additional run for the Sacramento Book Collectors Club. The text includes "On the Abuse of the Press" (1788) by Benjamin Franklin; "X-ing a Paragrab" (circa 1840), by Edgar Allan Poe; "Fr. Prattle and Three Fables" (1878 & c. 1910) by Ambrose Bierce; "Journalism in Tennessee" (1871) by Mark Twain; and "Journalism in Chicago" (1964) by Kenneth Rexroth.

Sacramento Book Collectors Club, Jeffrey Miller, John F. Craemer, Bruce N. Washbish, Pressroom Follies, Franklin, Poe, Bierce Twain, Rexroth, Printing History, Humor

Price = 35.00 USD



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