BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE GRABHORN PRESS 1957-1966 & GRABHORN-HOYEM 1966-1973.

San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1977. First edition. Limited edition of 225 copies. Also contains a checklist of Grabhorn publications for 1916-1956 and a complete specimen of types. Printed by Andrew Hoyem. Illustrated with 23 original printing specimens inserted in the book (one long, hence folded) and two pages of printer's devices, one for each Press. Printed letterpress in red and black on deckle edged handmade creme-colored paper, watermarked as Arion Press, with the AH printer's device, dated 1976. Bound in quarter green morocco leather and printed mustard-green cloth. Titling information printed in gilt on spine. This beautiful book measures 10.5 x 14.4 inches. Contains the editor's preface, an introduction to the Grabhorn Press by Sherwood Grover, an introduction to Grabhorn-Hoyem by Andrew Hoyem, an index of titles, index of authors, artists, etc., an index of types, and a bound in errata sheet. Provenace: This copy is from the library of Roger K. Larson, and has his bookplate, designed by Tom Killion, on the front pastedown. Larson was one of California's preeminent private collectors; a distinguished medical doctor, professor, a Laureate of the American College of Physicians, and confidant of some of California's most respected book dealers and literary scholars. The book is wonderfully opulent, and in fine condition. Miscellaneous email correspondence pertaining to the book included.
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