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Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 180. LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies, the facsimile printed by Mastercraft Press, the second part was designed by Lewis Allen and printed at the Tamal Land Press by Arlen Philpott. Folio. 14 x 9 1/2 inches. (124) pp. Half-title, copyright page, title page in various colors, sectional heads in red, marginal notes in red and black, many of the reproductions and inserts are in various colors, "Epilogue" by Lewis and Dorothy Allen, "The Allen Press, An Appreciation" by Carey S. Bliss, index; text clean, unmarked. Full brown cloth with Columbian Press design in blind on front cover, spine titled in gilt, no jacket as issued; binding square and tight. Prospectus in original mailing envelope. KJ319-180. Fine. Originally issued at $150.00. This is a new and expanded edition of the leaf book published by the Allen Press in 1981; the original edition was issued in only 140 copies and immediately sold out. The Book Club of California issued this facsimile edition with additions; the updates begin on page 93. The first part of the updates add the Allens' description of publications number 47-51. Part II is a listing of ephemera; the errata and index were also revised and expanded. REFERENCE: De Hamel and Silver, Disbound and Dispersed, No. 182; Harlan, The Two Hundredth Book, No. 180.
Title: The Allen Press Bibliography. A Facsimile of the Hand-Printed 1981 Edition, and Important Additions to Date, Original Leaves, and a Complete Checklist of Ephemera, With "An Appreciation" by Carey S. Bliss and An Epilogue by Lewis Allen [Prospectus Title]
Categories: Book Club of California,
Edition: Second Edition
Publisher: San Francisco: CA, Book Club of California: 1985
Book Condition: Collectible: Like New
Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, As Issued.
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Seller ID: KJ319-180
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