San Francisco: Printed for The Book Club of California by John Henry Nash, 1921. Nash, John Henry. Limited Edition. No binding. Single leaf folded once to make  pp. Fine. Item #CNBR248
A lovely broadside printed by the San Francisco printer extraodinaire, John Henry Nash (1871-1947) with his characteristic mitred ruled border, this heavily decorated (as was his style) in light olive green, with a large gilt intial capital letter. The sermon is introduced thus (addressing the San Francisco Examiner): "Mr. John J. Cummins, of No. 1729 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, writes: 'At the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes I heard a wonderful sermon preached by the Rev. Martin E. Fahey on 'The Sermon on the Mount.' I wish you would write one of your Sunday editorials on that wonderful Sermon on the Mount, it cannot be printed too often".
___DESCRIPTION: A single leaf folded once to four pages, the sermon on the front in black, large gilt initial capital "M", introduction in red, surronded by a gilt ruled border with four red crosses at each corner, this surrounded by an elaborate decorated border in light olive green reminscent of carvings in a medieval cathedral, this surrounded by a single ruled border; the two inside pages blank, colophon on the back in red; measuring 11.5" by just under 9".
___CONDITION: Fine overall, clean and without wear other than an extremely shallow single bend at the bottom margin; a lovely example of John Henry Nash's exquisite printing.
___CITATION: Not listed in O'Day; BCC 100 p. 71.
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