THREE ADMIRABLE ACCIDENTS OF ANDREA DE PIERO.
First edition of 200 hand-numbered copies. With woodcut illustrations by Fritz Kredel. A "story of roguery" from the fourteenth century. A wonderful association item as this copy bears the following presentation at the top of the free endpaper "For John De Pol with friendly greetings from Joe Graves, Oct. 21st, 1955" and has John De Pol's bookplate on front pastedown. Four page prospectus loosely inserted.
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Printed in an edition of 50 copies to distribute to friends. Book designed and type hand set by Samuel T. Farquhar, his first work of type composition. Presswork done by well-known printer Lawton Kennedy, and the work completed in the shop of Johnck & Seeger in San Francisco. Bacon's famous brief essay on study and learning, with his famous quotation: "Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. . . ." Minor abrasion to front board.