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[Adagio Press.]
C-S The Master Craftsman. An account of the work of T.J. Cobden-Sanderson by Norman Strouse. Cobden Sanderson's partnership with Emery Walker by John Dreyfus
Harper Woods, Michigan: Adagio Press, 1969. Edition limited to approx. 329 copies printed by Leonard F. Bahr, this being one of only 12 copies (letter 'D') with both Doves Press leaves printed on vellum , and also one of 10 copies to have one of the leaves with an illuminated initial by Edward Johnston; signed by Bahr, Dreyfus, and Strouse on the colophon; folio, pp. 54, mounted photograph of Walker and Cobden-Sanderson laid in, as issued, printed in red, blue and black throughout. Fine copy in original vellum-backed Cockerell paper-covered boards, original acetate dust jacket with long tear (no loss) on the back panel. The best and most important work of the press in its rarest and most beautiful issue.
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books [US]

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