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Three volumes from Tenfingers Press  

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Three volumes from Tenfingers Press

Thomas, Frank J.

Los Angeles, CA

Tenfingers Press

Various dates


3 volumes. Includes:

  • Cattle Brands. (2 copies). [62] pp. Illustrated throughout in color. 75x56 mm, boards, paper spine labels. No. 100, and letter "I" of 100 copies. 1967.
  • Circus Wagons. [viii], 18, [22] pp. Includes 11 mounted full or double-page photographic prints by Thomas. 58x55 mm. Marbled boards with cloth spine, card slipcase. Signed by Thomas at the limitation. No. 36 of 150 copies. 1972. 

Wonderfully presented fine miniature books from Tenfingers Press. The photographs in Circus Wagons were printed from negatives taken in the 1950s at the Beverly Park amusement park at Beverly and La Cienega Boulevards in Los Angeles. The wagons shown date from late in the nineteenth century.

Frank and Phyllis Thomas started Tenfingers Press in 1959. For twenty-one years, they produced limited edition books and ephemera on a hand press.

Lot Amendments

Some wear to slipcase; else all volumes fine or nearly so.

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