Some Minor Book Plates. Introduction by Audrey Arellanes

By: William M. Cheney (1907-2002).

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Miniature Book. 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches. (x), (25) pp. Introduction by Audrey Arellanes, 23 bookplates; text clean, unmarked. Gray-blue cloth boards, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of "somewhat under 200 copies," printed for Dawson's Book Shop by William M. Cheney; it contains a collection of 23 bookplates designed by William M. Cheney. "The miniature bookplates in this volume, designed by William Cheney, aptly meet the criteria set by [Edward Gordon] Craig (1872-1966); in addition they possess two elements associated with Cheney - perfection in graphic design & subtle touches of humor." From the Introduction. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 692; Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 87.

Title: Some Minor Book Plates. Introduction by Audrey Arellanes

Author Name: William M. Cheney (1907-2002).

Categories: Miniature Book,

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: IY915-211

Keywords: Some Minor Book Plates, Audrey Arellanes, William M Cheney