A Treatise on Pocket Knives

By: William Murray Cheney (1907-2002).

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New


16mo. 3 7/8 x 2 11/16 inches. 36 pp. Ornamental initials, 1 text figure, 3 pages of illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Printed brown paper over boards; binding square and tight. From Glen Dawson's personal collection without distinguishing marks. SCARCE. GKK1020-019. Fine. FIRST EDITION of Cheney's classic essay on the history and use of the pocket knife. The broadside supplements are NOT present here. Jones tells us that there were two shades of brown paper used; this is the beige paper which is of a lighter color. REFERENCE: Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 57; Welsh, Bibliography of Miniature Books, No. 1756. Not in Bradbury, due to size. Worldcat records 12 copies held in institutions including The Huntington, The Morgan Library, and University of Oxford.

Title: A Treatise on Pocket Knives

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

Categories: William M Cheney,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Wm. M. Cheney: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GKK1020-019

Keywords: William Murray Cheney, A Treatise on Pocket Knives,