The Allen Press Bibliography, a Facsimile with Original Leaves and Additions To Date Including a Checklist of Ephemera

By: Lewis Allen (d. 1998) and Dorothy Allen (1908-2006)

Price: $225.00

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 180. LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies, the first part being a facsimile of the original edition printed by offset lithography at Mastercraft Press, and the second part is set in Monotype Van Dijck types and printed letterpress by Arlen Philpott at his Tamal Land Press on Pastelle Antique paper with deckled edges; bound by Schuberth Bindery, San Francisco with their rubber stamp on the turn-in of the rear cover. Folio. 14 x 9 1/2 inches. 114, (8) pp. 2 title pages, including the Book Club of California title page as listed above, and also a color facsimile of the original title page, with 10 original leaves bound in, printed in black and red inks with numerous illustrations, Part II includes an updated list of Allen Press publications and a list of Roxburghe publications, index, errata, colophon; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped tan cloth, spine titled in gilt, LACKS jacket; binding square and tight. Very Good. A beautiful facsimile of the 1981 original edition which was limited to 140 copies and oversubscribed before publication. The Book Club of California edition is expanded with descriptions of books printed 1981-1985 and with a checklist of ephemera compiled by D. Steven Corey. A short appreciation was written by Carey Bliss. The leaves are from Donner Miscellany, What Men Live By, Millionaire of Rough and Ready, Hidden Treasures, Private Journals of Stendal, Ambitious Projects, The Knight Paris, Wreck of the Golden Mary, Persian Stories, and The Orestian Trilogy. REFERENCE: Harlan, The Two Hundredth Book, No. 180.

Title: The Allen Press Bibliography, a Facsimile with Original Leaves and Additions To Date Including a Checklist of Ephemera

Author Name: Lewis Allen (d. 1998) and Dorothy Allen (1908-2006)

Categories: Bibliography,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Book Club of California: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: JR1018-003

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