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1 Morley, Christopher. Moments of Millennium. from John Mistletoe by Christopher Morley.
Privately Printed: A. R. Tommasini, 1959. Limited Edition. Fine condition in protective mylar cover. 
No. 339 of 500 copies printed by Tommasini. The twelfth in a yearly series of Christmas keepsakes. Booklet; 24mo; decorative black & green paper over boards. Publisher's printed greeting laid in.

Amadeo R.Tommasini was a master typographer at the University of California Press. Among his accomplishments was overseeing the design and printing of the first United Nations Charter after the inaugural conference of 1945 in San Francisco. Tommasini was the composing room foreman on the project and was reported to have averaged one and one half hours of sleep a night as he pushed the charter to completion. [Fernando Quintero, The Typographer Who Set History]. 
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