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Before Life Began 1883-1923 by Dard Hunter; Bruce Rogers [Contributor] - Signed First Edition - 1941-01-01 - from SequiturBooks (SKU: 1809060075)

Before Life Began 1883-1923

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Before Life Began 1883-1923

by Dard Hunter; Bruce Rogers [Contributor]

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The Rowfant Club / A. Colish, 1941-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Limited ed. of 219 numbered copies. Signed by designer Bruce Rogers. Bound in original vellum-backed boards. No slip case. 115 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portrait ; 23 cm. With Hunter's printer's mark on title. Rogers's device on last page in red. "On paper made in the author's mill at Lime Rock, Connecticut. The water-mark portrait shows him half-way before life began. The cover paper was made by Veronica Ruzicka and the book planned by Bruce Rogers. 219 copies"--Colophon. "This is without a doubt one of the most magnificent of the Rowfant Club Books. The watermark portrait of Mr. Hunter is a rare and remarkable example of this kind of work and is, in itself, sufficient to give the volume the enviable position it has achieved among collector's items." - Schubert II, page 35.


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Dard Hunter; Bruce Rogers [Contributor]
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slip case
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First Edition
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