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Victor Hugo's Alphabet Character & Symbol

Victor Hugo's Alphabet Character & Symbol

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Victor Hugo's Alphabet Character & Symbol

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  • near fine
Near Fine/No Jacket
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About This Item

Toronto: The Aliquando Press, 1972. Limited Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Limited Edition, One of 100 copies, "This extract from Hugo's' Voyage de 1839' newly translated by Jean Wilson, was designed and printed by William Rueter at The Aliquando Press, Toronto, using a variety of Weyerhaeuser and Strathmore papers. Many of the Wood types were kindly loaned by Ellen Hutchison and Douglas Lochhead". One hundred copies were produced in October 1972, of which forty are reserved for the Typocrafters". Book is a collection of individually printed alphabet cards with the character and brief text description, Text and illustrations are Fine, original tan paper folding envelope is 4.25 inches in height by 4.25 inches in width, shows a tad bit of wear, cards are Fine, as usual the letter W is missing from the cards, their ar 2 X's so probably a collation issue at printer, printed on quality stock, No previous owner bookplate or writing. Very clean and most presentable edition. Scarce. 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall.


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Victor Hugo's Alphabet Character & Symbol
Soft cover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Quantity Available
Limited Edition
The Aliquando Press
Place of Publication
Date Published
Private Printing, Small Press, Alpahbet

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Pacific Coast Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
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Gleneden Beach, Oregon

About Pacific Coast Books

Pacific Coast Books specializes in quality of books of interest from our store on the Central Oregon Coast. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and have been buying and selling books for almost 20 years. Visit our website at www.Pacifc Please feel free to call or email with any titles you would like to add to your collection. Only a small fraction of our inventory is online. We buy book collections.


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