San Francisco: (Printed by the Grabhorn Press), 1954. Berman, Eugene. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of 1100 copies, octavo size, 102 pp. Near Fine. Item #16072504
"A Gest of Robin Hood" is one of the oldest surviving tales of Robin Hood, printed between 1492 and 1534. This edition was printed by the Grabhorn Press for the Bohemian Club of San Francisco; the Grabhorn Press, run by brothers Edwin and Robert Grabhorn, was one of the most highly renowned private presses in America during the twentieth century.
___DESCRIPTION: Quarter green cloth with light green paper boards decorated with green, red, and yellow pattern, yellow lettering on the spine, title page in red and black, paragraph marks in red; monotype Caslon, machine-made paper, octavo size (9.5" tall), 102 pp., one of 1100 copies, unnumbered, printed for the Bohemian Club of San Francisco.
___CONDITION: Volume is near fine, with clean boards, straight corners, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, and the interior is clean and bright; prior owner's name and date (July 29 - 1954) written in blue ink on the front free endpaper, some rubbing to the head and tail of the spine, and the bottom front corner is somewhat rubbed, else fine.
___CITATION: Heller & Magee no. 552.
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