The Man in the Smock: Memoirs of an ex-Girl Friday

By: Carla Harris

Price: $45.00

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Condition: Fine

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Skokie, IL: The Black Cat Press, [1979].

Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 1 13/16 inches. (54) pp. Half-title, black-and-white frontispiece portrait of "The Boss," drawing of the man in the Smock on title-page highlighted in blue, illustrations throughout highlighted in blue; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue leather, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, some shelf wear on rear cover. Mel Kavin's copy without distinguishing marks. IY915-246. Fine.

LIMITED EDITION of 249 copies, printed with Linotype Fairfield on Strathmore paper, printed by Alpha Beta Press with decorations by Aimo W. Hill, Jr, hand-bound by Bela Blau with design and typography by Norman Forgue. The text is a reminiscence by Carla Hill after the passage of 39 years, of her time spent as a girl-friday to Norman Forgue when Forgue had first established the Norman Press.

REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 1317.

Title: The Man in the Smock: Memoirs of an ex-Girl Friday

Author Name: Carla Harris

Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 249 copies

Created: 1979

Country of Origin: United States

Location Published: Skokie, IL, Black Cat Press: 1979

Binding: Gilt-stamped blue leather, decorative end-papers

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: None, as issued

Size: Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 1 13/16 inches

Type: Miniature Book

Categories: Miniature Book

Seller ID: IY915-246

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