Lot 588 of 766:
Two Commonplace Books  

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Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
Two Commonplace Books

Author:
Grover, Sherwood and James D. Hammond, editors

Place:
Aptos

Publisher:
Grace Hoper Press

Date:
Various dates

Description:

Includes:

  • A Commonplace Book with Something for Everybody. Color text illustrations. (4to) tan cloth with plaid boards, gilt spine. Some wear and soiling to cloth, corner bump; near fine. One of 200 copies. 1969
  • Commonplace Book Six. Color text illustrations. (4to) cloth-backed decorative papered boards, plain dust jacket. Some wear and fading to jacket; near fine. One of 200 copies. 1983.

First Editions.

Historically, commonplace books are used to compile knowledge, being essentially scrapbooks filled with quotes, letters, recipes, prayers, etc. These volumes consist of various entertaining quote and proverbs, imaginatively printed in various colors of text.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Near fine.


 
Item number:
269276
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