Old Counsel; of the Young Master of a Wrecked California Clipper. Herman Melville.
Old Counsel; of the Young Master of a Wrecked California Clipper

Old Counsel; of the Young Master of a Wrecked California Clipper

[San Francisco]: Designed and printed by Lemoncheese Press, [2019]. Limited Edition. No binding. No. 16 of 50 copies, folio size. Fine. Item #33330719

Printed in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Herman Melville's birth in 1819 in edition of 50 copies, this no. 16.

The Lemoncheese Press is owned and operated by Li Jiang, a Berkeley-based letterpress printer, graphic designer, bookbinder and print maker. The letterpress printing for this broadside was done by Li on a Columbian iron hand-press owned by The Book Club of California.

___DESCRIPTION: A broadside printed on white textured cardstock paper in black, large vingette in blue at the top of a three-masted sailing ship, ornamental border at the bottom in the form of ocean waves; folio size (12 15/16" by 8.5"). Loosely laid in is a small sheet of paper with a reproduction of a black-and-white photograph of a young Herman Melville with a short biography below, reprinted from "Town and County of Nantucket, MA".

___CONDITION: Fine, clean and without wear, as new.

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Price: $50.00

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