A SAMPLER FROM THE LIBRARY OF WALTER AND MARTHA LEUBA ON EXHIBIT IN THE SPECIAL COLLECTIONS DEPARTMENT OF THE HILLMAN LIBRARY NOVEMBER 13, 1977 TO JANUARY 30, 1978.
Limited to 700 copies. Exhibition of items from the Leuba collection at the Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh. Foreword by Glenora E. Rossell, library director. 170 items.
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THE BOOK OF JOB, ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORIZED VERSION OF M...
Printed in an edition limited to 210 numbered copies. (Heller and Magee no.87; Magee no.52). Printed in three colors: title in blue, selected text, the colophon, and page numbers printed in red. The title page also contains the beginning of the Book of Job, and is printed in a single column. The remaining text is printed in two columns. The frontispiece is a full-page multi-color wood engraving by Valenti Angelo, and signed by him. The double-page spread comprising the engraving and the title/first page form a beautiful, balanced image. This copy has been rebacked with a new leather spine and leather corners and red leather spine label. Scarce book.