(San Francisco): (Printed by Roxburghers Edwin and Robert Grabhorn), (1954). Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of 200 copies, elephant folio size, 83 pp. Fine. Item #19052019
Limited edition of 200 copies "printed by Roxburghers Edwin and Robert Grabhorn" and sold only to members of the Club; included in the Exhibition of Western Books (Rounce & Coffin Club).
Contains an essay on the Roxburghe Club by Carl I. Wheat, an essay on the Duke of Roxburghe by Roy Vernon Sowers, a Roster of Members and Officers for the 25 years, a Chronology showing year by year the venue and topic of each meeting, with twenty-six plates at the end of reproductions of invitations.
___DESCRIPTION: Marbled paper boards with black cloth shelfback, paper label on back with black and red lettering and decorations, fore- and bottom edges uncut, cream endpapers, printed throughout in red and black, plates in colour; paper English handmade, elephant folio size (15.75" by 10.5") unpaginated with 48 leaves total; limited edition of 200 copies, unnumbered.
___CONDITION: Fine overall with clean boards, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; a hint of rubbing to the bottom front corner, barely discernible. Lacking the plain dustwrapper.
___POSTAGE: Please note that this is an extremely large volume and additional postage may apply; we are happy to ship at cost to both domestic and international customers, please inquire for details.
___CITATION: Grabhorn Bibliography, no. 547.
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