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Gilt stamped light bluegray paper covered boards, gilt stamped white cloth back. In slipcase with the 35 page, Companion Booklet to the Facsimile Edition. Edited by Eliot H. Stanley, bound in light bluegray wrappers; with illustrations including color plates. Also included, a separate publication: Rockwell Kent, Selections from The Stanley Collection, Fall 1997. An exhibition of the Grolier Club; 39 pp., in printed cream wrappers. The booklet and the catalogue are inscribed by Stanley to James & Carolyn Robertson of the Yolla Bolly Press.
"A facsimile of the earliest known book made in toto by Rockwell Kent, using artist papers, india ink and oil canvas to assemble the single original, a gift to his model and mistress of that period, Hildegarde Hirsch. The book won the 1991 Printing Excellence award of the Maine Graphic Arts Association." [from the exhibition cat.]
Title: The Jewel, A Romance of Fairyland.
Categories: Press Books,
Edition: Copy 384 of a facsimile edition, limited to 500 copies.
Publisher: Portland, Maine, The Baxter Society: 1990
Book Condition: All very fine condition.
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: 1468
Keywords: Fine Press Biography Literature Art Illustrated Books