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VALENTI ANGELO, AUTHOR, ILLUSTRATOR, PRINTER, A CHECKLIST OF HIS WORK FROM 1926 TO 1970
Bronxville, NY: n.p., 1970. quarter vellum, paper-covered boards, title gilt-stamped on spine, fore-edge uncut, glassine dust jacket, slipcase. Angelo, Valenti. 8vo. quarter vellum, paper-covered boards, title gilt-stamped on spine, fore-edge uncut, glassine dust jacket, slipcase. unpaginated. Limited to 55 numbered copies signed by Angelo on colophon. Table of contents. Foreword by Robert Grabhorn. Also includes an article by Annis Duff, then editor of Viking Junior Books, and a brief autobiographical essay by Angelo. Angelo, born 1897 in Tuscany, attended a monastery school, observed a monk reading a 15th century Book of Hours, and was deeply impressed. That book's influence was reflected in Angelo's own work, the books he created for Grabhorn, Peter Pauper, The Limited Editions Club, and his own imprints. Handset, printed, decorated, and illuminated by Angelo. A magnificent and scarce production. Four page prospectus and order form laid in.
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