Alan Isaac Rare Books

Author: MORRIS, Henry & SCHLOSSER, Leonard B.

Published by: Bird & Bull Press, (North Hills PA, 1976)

Small 4to, Half-title, Title (partly in brown), further title with vignettes in brown, 7-70p, colophon. 16 Italian Quire Wrappers printed (red & black) one per page, 2 assignats printed and house in a pocket, plus other illustration. Printed with Centaur types at the Bird & Bull Press.  the text paper hand made coarse laid.  Quarter brown Morocco gilt, with light brown illustrated paper to sides, the binding executed by Edward G. Parrot II at Hancock, Maine. Single sheet prospectus, printed both sides, fold in half and laid in. A limited edition of ‘approximately 220 copies’, this numbered 3

A superbly letterpress printed work consisting of two essays: More Adventures in Papermaking, Etc by Henry Morris & Some Early Milanese Paper Wrappers by Leonard B. Schlosser, both well illustrated, the latter with letterpress printed examples.

CONDITION: Very good.  A few feint signs of light browning on a few leaves.