Francisca and Other Stories. by HAMMER, Victor. ANVIL PRESS. HEBEL,…

Francisca and Other Stories. by HAMMER, Victor. ANVIL PRESS. HEBEL, Johann Peter.
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Brooke Crutchley’s copy of the second Anvil Press book

~ Francisca and Other Stories.

Lexington, Kentucky Anvil Press 1957

Translated from the German of Johann Peter Hebel by Clavia Goodman and Bayard Quincy Morgan, appreciation by Emil Strauss. No. 92 of 175 copies. Book design by Victor Hammer, press work by Jacob Hammer. Printed in sepia and black on handmade Japanese hosho paper. Pp. xiv, 108. Square 12mo., original buff paper covered boards with title printed in black on spine, in the original printed dust jacket with a woodcut by Victor Hammer after a drawing by Leo Delitz. Jacket faded on the spine with chips to the head, very slight browning to some of the uncut edges, otherwise very good.

A beautifully printed and unusually laid out book in square format, the second published by Hammer’s Anvil Press.
With a printed slip inserted loose advising that a sharp knife should be used to cut the pages.
With the booklabel of Brooke Crutchley as University Printer at Cambridge.

Holbrook: Introduction to Victor and Carolyn Hammer, Anvil Press No.11
Stock ref: 7345
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