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A Dog's Life in Letters by  Peggy  (Artist)  Lawrence G.; Gotthold - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 2013 - from Swan's Fine Books and

A Dog's Life in Letters

by Van Velzer, Lawrence G.; Gotthold, Peggy (Artist)

Condition: Fine

[Santa Cruz]: Foolscap Press, 2013. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Gotthold, Peggy. No. 39 of 200, twenty-fourmo size, [57] pp., with postcard announcement from the Press. This charming publication from the Foolscap Press contains poems for each letter of the alphabet with different species of dogs, ordered from A to Z, and filled with humour and rhyme. Each poem describes the unique personality of each dog, and accompanying the poems are linocuts by Peggy Gotthold, whose energetic designs capture the characters of the animals in a buoyant style that matches the tone of the poems. ___DESCRIPTION: Quarter brown cloth with decorative cream paper boards featuring ornate printed letters, cream paper spine label with orange lettering, endpapers with the same all-over letter design as the boards, title page in orange and black with orange linocut of a dog by Peggy Gotthold, initial capitals printed in various colours and styles at the beginning of each poems, colour linocuts of dogs by Gotthold throughout; Poliphilus type, Curtis Holcomb Text paper, twenty-fourmo size (6.5" by 5"), pagination: 57 unnumbered pages, one of 200 copies, this number 39. Includes the postcard announcement for the book as sent to the prior owner with their name and address, and the publisher's online prospectus, three pages digitally printed in colour (n.b., still available online). ___CONDITION: A fine copy; the covers clean, the corners straight and unrubbed, the binding tight with solid hinges, the interior clean and bright, and free of prior owner markings. The postcard is fine, clean and without wear. ___POSTAGE:  International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.
  • Bookseller: Swan's Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18082717
  • Title: A Dog's Life in Letters
  • Author: Van Velzer, Lawrence G.; Gotthold, Peggy (Artist)
  • Illustrator: Gotthold, Peggy
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Foolscap Press
  • Place: [Santa Cruz]
  • Date published: 2013
  • Keywords: Fine Press, Foolscap Press, Poetry, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Humor, Linocuts, Peggy Gotthold


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