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You & Some Others, Being Poems for Occasions by  J[ohn] H[enry]  (Typography Design)  Will  (Decorations); Nash - Hardcover - 1909 - from Swan's Fine Books and

You & Some Others, Being Poems for Occasions

by Foster, Agness Greene; Jenkins, Will (Decorations); Nash, J[ohn] H[enry] (Typography Design)

Condition: Very good +

San Francisco: Paul Elder & Company [The Tomoye Press], 1909. Hardcover. Very good +. Jenkins, Will. Sixteenmo size, 71 pp. This collection of poems by Agness Greene Foster was printed by the Tomoye Press, an imprint associated with Paul Elder & Company, a notable bookstore in San Francisco run by Paul Elder, who, in addition, published his own books. The Tomoye Press was Elder's collaboration with the eminent typographer and printer John Henry Nash (1871-1947), whose standards of quality were second to none. This volume is a careful execution of Foster's seasonal poetry, featuring Nash's excellent typesetting and decorations by Will Jenkins. ___DESCRIPTION: Full mauve paper with pink lettering and decorations on the front board, fore- and bottom edges uncut, purple endpapers, frontispiece a reproduction of an illustration titled "My Lady's Garden" by J. Young Hunter, with lettered tissue guard, title page with decoration by Will Jenkins in black; sixteenmo size (6.25" by 5.25"), pagination: [i-ii] iii-vii [viii] [1-2] 3-61 [62-63]. ___CONDITION: Volume is very good plus, with a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; boards are clean overall with a few spots of soiling to the rear board, some rubbing to the tail of the spine and to the corners, and corners are gently bumped, sunning to the boards, and light soiling to the endpapers. ___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 #: SB2739
  • Title: You & Some Others, Being Poems for Occasions
  • Author: Foster, Agness Greene; Jenkins, Will (Decorations); Nash, J[ohn] H[enry] (Typography Design)
  • Illustrator: Jenkins, Will
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Paul Elder & Company [The Tomoye Press]
  • Place: San Francisco
  • Date published: 1909
  • Keywords: Ephemera, Fine Press, Poetry, John Henry Nash, Tomoye Press, Will Jenkins


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