Alan Isaac Rare Books

Old Ream Wrappers – An Essay on Early Ream Wrappers of Antiquarian Interest


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Author: VOORN, Henk

Published by: Bird & Bull Press (North Hills, Pa 1969)

Small 4to, Half-title, Title (both decorated and partly in red), 110p, colophon. 44 large format and mostly coloured printed examples. Printed with Baskerville type at the Bird & Bull Press on hand made coarse laid paper. Quarter red morrow gilt binding with marbled paper sides by Kurt Gareel & sons, Holland, Pa. Limited edition of 375 copies, this numbered 39.  Glassine dust wrapper. Please note that this copy lacks, as most do, the extra folder of examples. 

An authoritative work with delightfully reproduced large format letterpress printed examples of wrappers.

CONDITION: Very good in the protective wrapper.  A few feint signs of light browning on some leaves.