Lot 535 of 557:
A Commonplace Book 1/40, 1956  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$132
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
A Commonplace Book: Or In & Out of the Public Domain
Author:
Grover, Sherwood, editor
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Grace Hoper Press
Date:
1956
Description:

23, 2 pp. Printed in black and red using various font sizes and styles. (4to) quarter cloth and patterned boards, morocco spine label. One of 40 copies printed at the Grace Hoper Press by Sherwood and Katharine Grover.

Historically, commonplace books are used to compile knowledge, being essentially scrapbooks filled with quotes, letters, recipes, prayers, etc. The present volume consists of various entertaining quotes and proverbs, imaginatively printed in various colors of text. Scarce, as only 40 copies were printed.

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Condition:
A bit of light spotting; near fine.
 
Item number:
283520a
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