SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. DERRICK, Thomas. BIERCE, Ambrose. ~ Battle Sketches.
8 wood engravings by Thomas Derrick. One of 350 copies printed at the Shakespeare Head Press. Designed and arranged by Bernard Newdigate. Set in Cloister type and printed on Batchelor’s handmade paper. Pp. 88. 4to., original full vellum, yapp edges, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, fore and lower edges uncut, largely unopened. Very mild offsetting to back endpapers, a few light spots to vellum, otherwise a handsome copy.
Bierce’s book of reminiscences of his time fighting in the American Civil War. The book includes some of Derrick’s best work.