A CHECK-LIST OF PUBLICATIONS OF H. H. BANCROFT AND COMPANY, 1857 TO 1870.
Wagner, Henry R. and Eleanor Bancroft
Bibliography of the publications of the company with 215 entries. Completed and with preface by Ruth Frey Axe, a list of sources and symbols, and an index.
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by Zeitlin, Jake
First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. The book was printed at the Grabhorn Press (Heller & Magee no.96) and has a colored frontispiece drawn by Valenti Angelo as was the design on the front cover (Angelo Biblio. p.40). Zeitlin's first book. Also contains a short foreword by Carl Sandburg. Chosen as one of the 50 Best Books of the year by the AIGA. Presentation on free endpaper "To Henry Viets, with grateful remembrances of a day in Boston full of warmth & exciting encounters with books & men. Jake. 7/20/52." With Viet's bookplate. Page 4 has a number of lines added to the poem in ink in Zeitlin's hand.