MERRYMOUNT PRESS. UPDIKE, D.B. STARRETT, Vincent. ~ All About Mother Goose.
The Appellicon Press 1930
Printer’s copy, with ‘Printer’s copy: Not in Edition’ stamped on the colophon and book label of the Merrymount Press to front pastedown. Library stamp on title. 275 copies of this edition were printed by Updike at the Merrymount Press (of which 250 were for sale). Pp. vi, 41. 150 x 215 mms. 8vo., original red cloth over patterned paper boards, gilt title label to spine, edges uncut. Spine faded, some fraying to cloth at front joint, rubbing to extremities.
With The Merrymount Press label and ‘The Updike Collection of Books on Printing’ book label to front endpapers. A history of Mother Goose and her fables, as well as an inquiry into possible authors.
Stock ref: 8175
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