Fishes in the Wabash

By: David Thomas (1776-1859)

Price: $50.00

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Condition: Fine

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Bloomington, IN: Brown Trout Press, (2001).

Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/4 inches. Unpaginated. [18] pp. Endpapers decorated with lovely images of 4 species of game fish, title page printed in blue ink including a wave-pattern that is used as headpieces and tailpieces throughout the text; text clean, unmarked. Blue wraps with the wave pattern printed in silver, stitched; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Paul Brown on the colophon. KGK523-001. Fine.

LIMITED EDITION of 101 numbered copies, this is number 4. The text of this miniature book "is an extract from David Thomas's Travels Through the Western Country in the Summer of 1816 including Notices of the Natural History, Topography, Commerce, Antiquities, Agriculture and Manufactures… (Auburn, NY: Printed by David Rumsey, 1819)." Colophon. The book was printed on a Vandercook SP-15, bound by Paul Brown with assistance from Stephen Cape; the type is Bembo with Italic and the paper is Somerset. Paul Brown teaches letterpress and book arts at Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana. He runs the Brown Trout Press and has been a faculty member at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum of Two Rivers Wisconsin since 2015.

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Title: Fishes in the Wabash

Author Name: David Thomas (1776-1859)

Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 101 numbered copies, this is number 4

Created: 2001

Country of Origin: United States

Location Published: Bloomington, IN, Brown Trout Press: 2001

Binding: Blue wraps with a wave pattern printed in silver,

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: None, as issued

Inscription: SIGNED by Paul Brown on the colophon

Size: Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/4 inches

Type: Miniature Book

Categories: History, Nature, Miniature Book, Fine Press

Seller ID: KGK523-001

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