Bookworms

By: William Murray Cheney (1907-2002)

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 16 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New


Miniature Book. 2 15/16 x 2 1/8 inches. [iv], 3, [11] pp. Half-title printed with green ink, black-and-white frontispiece portrait of a young Will Cheney, title printed in green on title page, green highlights in the text, 5 illustrations, "worm trail" through each text page in the lower right corner, colophon printed inside the rear cover; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers with a Cheney bookworm illustration on the rear cover, stitched binding square and tight. From Glen Dawson's personal collection without distinguishing marks. GKK1020-005. Fine. Limitation not stated. The text and illustrations in this miniature book were written and drawn by William Cheney, about 1930, while working at Dawson's Book Shop, before his printing forays. Original drawings are now at the William Andrews Clark Library, UCLA. There was also an edition made for the Miniature Book Society. See: Worldcat, where 4 copies are recorded for both editions.

Title: Bookworms

Author Name: William Murray Cheney (1907-2002)

Categories: William M Cheney,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: La Jolla, CA, Printed for Glen Dawson and Zamorano - Roxburghe by the Castle Press: 2006

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: GKK1020-005

Keywords: William Murray Cheney, Bookworms, Glen Dawson, Castle Press, Zamorano Roxburghe Clubs, Keepsake, Clark Library