Eugene, Oregon: Printed by John Henry Nash, University of Oregon, 1939. First Edition. Wraps. Quarto size, 25 pp., inscribed by David Hadden. Very good +. Item #SB3359
An uncommon book of verse by David Hadden, one printed late in the career of the eminent typographer and printer John Henry Nash (1871-1947); this volume contains humorous poems regarding several branches of medicine, a comedic take on the experiences of both doctors and patients.
___DESCRIPTION: Light blue paper wraps, black lettering inside floral and ruled borders on the front wrap, fore- and bottom edges uncut, title page with floral decoration in black, floral headpieces in black throughout; quarto size (10.75" by 8"), pagination: [i-ii] iii [iv] 1-21, inscribed by David Hadden on the verso of the last page, with the date "June 11 / 39".
___CONDITION: Volume is almost near fine, with clean wraps, the sewn binding strong, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; the wraps are sunned with a spot or two of light soiling, some off-setting to the first page, and light toning to the edges of some interior pages.
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