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Left to Their Own Devices by  Paul A Bennett - 1937 - from Bromer Booksellers (SKU: 26700)

Left to Their Own Devices

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Left to Their Own Devices

by Bennett, Paul A

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NY: Paul A. Bennett for The Typophiles, 1937. 12mo. xxvi, 327pp. One of 190 copies designed by John S. Fass and printed by 22 printers. This extraordinary little book is a collection of 156 proposed Typophile devices contributed to by 113 artists, designers, and printers of the day. Various ink colors are used, and Valenti Angelo's contribution is hand-illuminated in three colors and gold. Includes "A Salute to Typophiles Desipient" by Christopher Morley, an Introduction by Harry Miller Lydenberg, and "A Note on the Building of This Book" by Paul A. Bennett. Fine in blue cloth with gilt spine decorations designed by W. A. Dwiggins, original dust wrapper illustrated on the inside in color by George Salter, and original cloth slipcase with the title stenciled on the back and side. Dust wrapper very good, with some toning, especially at spine, splitting to front wrapper joint, and 2 cm open tear to spine. (Rathé E).

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Bookseller
Bromer Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
26700
Title
Left to Their Own Devices
Author
Bennett, Paul A
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Paul A. Bennett for The Typophiles
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1937
Bookseller catalogs
Book Arts; Fine Printing;

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About Bromer Booksellers

Bromer Booksellers specializes in rare and beautiful books. Owned and operated by Anne Bromer, who has been in the business of fine books for over fifty years, our shop carries a range of important private press books, designer bookbindings, illustrated books, children's books, and miniature books.

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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
Cloth
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
12mo
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