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HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT by  Francis J  Merle; Dowd - Signed First Edition - 1923 - from Type Punch Matrix (SKU: 12650)

HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT

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HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT

by Pyle, Howard; Johnson, Merle; Dowd, Francis J

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  • Signed
  • First
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1923. First edition (stated). About fine.. Signed limited first edition, one of only 50 numbered copies signed by Johnson and Dowd, this copy with a previously unpublished mounted illustration of a pirate by Pyle made available by Frank Schoonover for this edition. . 12.5'' x 9.5''. Original quarter white cloth, brown paper boards with pictorial paste-on. Top edge and fore-edge uncut. Illustrated by Pyle with 22 beautiful tipped-in color plates plus a profusion of black-and-white images. xviii, 346 pages. Signed by Johnson and Dowd on limitation page. Bottom margin of title wrinkled from bookplate pasted onto its verso (the copyright page), else a bright copy with no edge wear and with the white spine clean.

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Bookseller
Type Punch Matrix US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
12650
Title
HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT
Author
Pyle, Howard; Johnson, Merle; Dowd, Francis J
Book condition
Used - About fine.
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First edition (stated)
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1923
Keywords
Limited Edition,20th century,American,History

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First Edition
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spine
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fine
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bookplate
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Cloth
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verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.

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