Some Minor Book Plates

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Los Angeles, CA: Dawson's Book Shop, 1975.

Miniature Book. 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches. (x), (25) pp. 23 bookplates; text clean, unmarked. Gray cloth, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. OG914-084. Very Good.

LIMITED EDITION of "somewhat under 200 copies," colophon. A collection of 23 bookplates designed by William M. Cheney. "The miniature bookplates in this volume, designed by William Cheney, aptly meet the criteria set by [Edward Gordon] Craig (1872-1966); in addition they possess two elements associated with Cheney - perfection in graphic design & subtle touches of humor." From the Introduction.

REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 692; Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 87.

Title: Some Minor Book Plates

Author Name: Audrey Arellance (1920-2005), introduction. William Murray Cheney (1907-2002), illustrator

Edition: LIMITED EDITION of "somewhat under 200 copies"

Created: 1975

Country of Origin: United States

Illustrator: William Murray Cheney (1907-2002)

Location Published: Los Angeles, CA, Dawson's Book Shop: 1975

Binding: Gray cloth, gilt-titled spine

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None, as issued

Size: Miniature Book. 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches

Type: Miniature Book

Categories: Art, Miniature Book, Fine Press, William M Cheney

Seller ID: OG914-084

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