DER DEUTSCHE BUCHDRUCKERVEREIN UND SEIN WERDEN IN FÜNFZIG JAHREN (1869-1919).
First edition. Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the German Book-Printing Society founded in 1869. Text gives an account of the history of the institution. Full page two-color chiaroscuro prints showcase the buildings or persons associated with the Society over the previous half century, including chairmen and members of the board of directors over the years. Printed on laid paper. Decorative initial letters, title page and page headers and footers printed in green. Loose bookplate indicates that this copy was purchased from the collection of H.P. Kraus. Cover soiled.
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> BOOK ILLUSTRATION, NINETEENTH CENTURY
> COLOR PRINTING, NINETEENTH CENTURY
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Limited lettered edition of 26, signed by the author. Published by Soheyl Dahi, editor and publisher of the Sore Dove Press. A poem first written in 1973, mentioning Giants stars Willie Mays, Tito Fuentes, and Juan Marichal, reflecting the ethnic diversity and tensions of baseball in San Francisco. Sore Dove Press is noted for publishing poetry chapbooks and broadsides, mostly in small editions. Broadside and an official major league baseball signed by the poet laid in.