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[BKARTS] For Sale: T.J. Cobden-Sanderson: Two volumes (Doves Press interest)



TWO Volumes offered together:

1.  Strouse, Norman H. and Dreyfus, John. C-S the Master Craftsman: an
Account of the Work of T.J. Cobden-Sanderson by Norman H. Strouse;
Cobden-Sanderson?s partnership with Emery Walker by John Dreyfus. Harper
Woods, MI: The Adagio Press, 1969. Folio (15 x 10 inches), pp: 50 + [1]
(half title 'Note by the printer') + [1] (blank) + [2] (Note and colophon).
With descriptive brochure and a sheet with a mounted photograph of
Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker in the courtyard of the Doves Press laid
in.  Handsewn and bound by Gertrud and Fritz Eberhardt in Cockerell marbled
paper over boards with a vellum binding stamped in gold. Signed by Leonard
Bahr (printer), numbered 68 of 242 copies (after deluxe editions of 12 and
75). Two original Doves press leaves are tipped in: a folio leaf from the
Doves Bible, and a typical quarto leaf. Tiny rubs to corner tips, rear free
endsheet creased/crimped corner, otherwise fine condition.

The two essays discuss the great controversy between Cobden-Sanderson and
Emery Walker. Norman Strouse drew on Cobden-Sanderson?s unpublished
manuscript "Pro Iracundia sua Apolgia" for his essay. John Dreyfus accessed
unpublished documents in writing about the partnership between the two men.

ALSO:
2.  Frederick B. Jr. Adams.  Bookbindings  By T.J. Cobden-Sanderson: an
Exhibition at the Pierpont Morgan Library September 3-November 4, 1968. NY:
Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969. Quarto, printed gray wraps. 32 + [1] pp. with
36 full-page B&W illustrations and  colophon. One of 1350 copies. Very faint
toning at edges, else about Fine condition.

These two together: $525 postpaid in USA (elsewhere at cost). Payment
options are in my signature below.

Lee Kirk
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