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Bloomington, IN: Brown Trout Press, (2001).
Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/4 inches. Unpaginated.  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.
Not in Bradbury.
Title: Fishes in the Wabash
Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 101 numbered copies, this is number 4
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
Keywords: brown trout press, david thomas, fine press, fishes in the wabash, history, ichthyology, indiana history, limited edition, miniature book, natural history