Green blind-embossed cloth with gilt spine lettering, paper-covered slipcase with paper spine label. Mildest of wear to tight, nice slipcase. Exceptional and unusual copy of this LEC beauty, a volume in their 12th series, with colophon at rear signed boldly by illustrator Holden and noting limitation of 1500 numbered copies (which number, #241, appears on slipcase label).Best of all, this copy has been signed by Brooks on the half-title page -- not issued thus and a bonus seldom seen. Printed at the famed Merrymount Press. Laid in are the large LEC newsletter for this title, the publisher's 5½" X 8½" description of this title (reprinting Brook's letter to Macy noting he'll sign not the full edition but only copies for those who request it, which "would probably reduce the number to three or four hundred"), the heavy stock 5½" X 4½" printed announcement card, and a copy of a Harry Hansen article from the 16 December 1938 "New York World-Telegram" describing a special LEC gathering honoring Brooks. Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts. Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts deals in out-of-print and antiquarian books, autographs and historic documents, ephemera, maps and pre-1900 newspapers.
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Every effort has been made to describe each item and any defects accurately. All autographs are guaranteed authentic without time limit to the original purchaser. William Butts, co-owner, apprenticed under a well-known Chicago dealer in the 1980s.
For years he authored two columns in. Magazine and after almost 25 years remains book reviewer for.
(quarterly journal of The Manuscript Society), in which capacity he stresses autograph education and reference works as the cornerstone of any serious dealer or collector. He has lectured on autograph authentication and contributes reviews and articles to publications such as. This listing was created by Bibliopolis.
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