A Belated Tribute to Printers

By: Odell Shepard (1884-1967)

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Series: Christmas Keepsakes for the Friends of A.R.T., No. 10. LIMITED EDITION of 550 copies, set in 10-point Linotype Estienne, printed by A. R. "Tommi" Tommisini. 12mo. 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 inches. [iv], 17, [3] pp. Tommasini's usual playful ornaments and illustrations printed in various colors adorn this work printed on Hamilton Carousel grey paper; text clean, unmarked. Printed paper over boards, clear plastic dust-jacket, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, light shelf wear to jacket. Tommasini's printed presentation slip laid in. Near Fine. This essay, acknowledging the important but often overlooked contributions of printers to the work of writers and publishers, first appeared in The Christian Science Monitor on Thursday, February 3, 1927. Odell Shepard was an American professor, poet, and politician who was the 66th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1941 to 1943; Shepard won a Pulitzer Prize in 1938.

Title: A Belated Tribute to Printers

Author Name: Odell Shepard (1884-1967)

Categories: Printing History,

Publisher: Milbrae, CA, Privately Printed by A. R. Tommasini: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GG818-052

Keywords: Odell Shepard, A Belated Tribute to Printers, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Christmas Book, A R Tommasini, Tommy Tommasini