LAKESIDE PRESS. ~ The Lakeside Press Announces Illustrated Editions of American Books.
Publisher prospectus with title page and illustrated page samples tipped in. Pp. . 4to., [22 x 30 cms], string and staple bound grey paper wrappers, white title label to upper cover. Toning to edges of wrappers, some wear and marks to cover edges.
With the original order form and note about trade discounts laid in. The Lakeside Press’s announcement for its ‘Four American Books’ campaign, which included Herman Melville’s ‘Moby Dick’, illustrated by Rockwell Kent; Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘Tales, illustrated by W.A. Dwiggens; Richard Henry Dana’s ‘Two Years Before the Mast’, illustrated by Edward Wilson; and Henry David Thoreau’s ‘Walden’ illustrated by Rudolph Ruzicka. With a four-page sample from ‘Moby Dick’, featuring Rockwell Kent’s masterful drawings, and title page samples from the other three editions.