[San Francisco]: [The Grabhorn Press], . Limited Edition. No binding. One of 100 copies printed, elephant folio size, broadside. Near fine. Item #190313006
Printed by the Grabhorn Press, this Christmas prayer was printed for the Andiron Club, an institution that promoted learning and friendship, and "Romantic Idealism over Naturalism and Realism"; these philosophies were reflected in the pieces published in The Colonnade from 1907 to 1922 (n. b., from the website of New York University Archives).
This broadside is by William Van Wyck (1883-1956), a member of the Club, published especially for the Club. There are no other copies online as of this writing, and OCLC locates six copies: The Book Club of California, the University of San Francisco, Illinois State, Carleton College, University of Minnesota, and Brigham Young University.
___DESCRIPTION: Broadside with text printed in black and red, left fore-edge and bottom edge uncut; elephant folio size (15.25" by 10.25"), one of 100 copies, unnumbered.
___CONDITION: Near fine, clean but for a few spots of soiling on the back, light wear to the top edge, light toning to the edges.
___CITATION: Grabhorn Press Bibliography, "Christmas & New Year Greetings, A Selection", p. 105.
___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details.
___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.