PRESS OF THE WOOLLY WHALE. KREDEL, Fritz. KLINEFELTER, Walter. ~ The Fortsas Bibliohoax.
New York Press of the Woolly Whale 1942
Title page decoration specially designed by Fritz Kredel. With a reprint of the Fortsas Catalogue and Bibliographical Notes and Comments by Weber DeVore. One of 200 copies. Printed for members of the Carteret Book Club. Handset in Centaur type and printed on Whitehead & Alliger All Rag paper by George W. Van Vechten Jr. Pp. 71. 8vo., original quarter oatmeal cloth over pink patterned paper covered boards, lettering in gilt to spine, t.e.g., map endpapers of Belgium. A presentable copy.
An amusing account of this famous 19th century Belgian book auction hoax.
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