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Doctor Faust -- A Play Based on the German Puppet Versions by Harry F. Owens.
Lexington: Gravesend Press, [1953-1954]. 6 1/2 x 10. 36 leaves illustrated with 15 hand colored. woodcuts by Fritz Kredel, Bound by Elizabeth Kner in linson vellum boards with yap edges. Two tiny spots on two pages. Fine. John DePol's copy with a laid in note that only 37 copies were done. One of 50 (37) copies printed for The Gravesend Press and hand colored. Designed by Victor and printed by Jacob Hammer in red and black Jessen type on handmade Hayle paper. (The Hammers printed this in an edition of 350 for The Caxton Club, on a different paper. They were not colored, and had a different binding.) Kredel's cuts were created for the Bauer type foundry printing of this title in 1950. Victor Hammer Artist and Printer, p. 178.
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