Presses of the Pacific Islands, 1817-1867. A History of the First Half Century of Printing in the Pacific Islands. Woodcuts by Edgar Dorsey Taylor

By: Richard E. Lingenfelter (b. 1934)

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LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed at the Plantin Press, Los Angeles, CA, woodcuts by Edgar Dorsey Taylor, binding designed by Saul and Lillian Marks and executed by Earle Gray. 8vo. 9 1/16 x 6 1/8 inches. (xvii), (132) pp. 7 illustrations (including 1 folding map and 1 folding reproduction of a title page), 5 woodcuts printed on special paper, chronological list, bibliographical notes, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped natural linen, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. HL1218-012. Fine. This volume contains a history of the first half century of printing in the Pacific islands, including Hawaii, Tonga, Tahiti and 11 other pacific island regions. REFERENCE: Harmsen and Tabor, The Plantin Press, No. 261.

Title: Presses of the Pacific Islands, 1817-1867. A History of the First Half Century of Printing in the Pacific Islands. Woodcuts by Edgar Dorsey Taylor

Author Name: Richard E. Lingenfelter (b. 1934)

Illustrator: Edgar Dorsey Taylor

Categories: Plantin Press,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles,CA, The Plantin Press: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: HL1218-012

Keywords: Richard E. Lingenfelter, Presses of the Pacific Islands 1817-1867, Edgar Dorsey Taylor, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Plantin Press, Hawaii, Tonga, Tahiti