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Before Life Began 1883-1923 by  Dard Hunter - First edition - 1941 - from Royoung bookseller, Inc. (SKU: 21313)

Before Life Began 1883-1923

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Before Life Began 1883-1923

by Hunter, Dard

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Orig. vellum spine and marbled boards. Fine in original worn and chipped glassine overwrapper
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Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. vellum spine and marbled boards. Fine in original worn and chipped glassine overwrapper. Hunter, Dard. 116 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Limited edition, copy 169 of 219 signed by Bruce Rogers, printed at the press of A. Colish, New York 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 made by Veronica Ruzicka. In this biography, Hunter, six foot tall at the age of 14 enlisted, and accepted into the cavalry during the Spanish American War only to have his father drag him back home. Also, a good deal of material on his days spent working at the Roycrofters with Elbert Hubbard. Bright, sharp copy, bookplate.

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Bookseller
Royoung bookseller, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
21313
Title
Before Life Began 1883-1923
Author
Hunter, Dard
Illustrator
Hunter, Dard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Orig. vellum spine and marbled boards. Fine in original worn and chipped glassine overwrapper
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Rowfant Club
Place of Publication
Cleveland
Date published
1941
Keywords
Printing
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