(Farquhar, Samuel T.) Bacon, Francis OF STUDIES.
San Francisco (Johnck & Seeger) 1928 large 12mo. paper boards, paper cover label (9) pages 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. Price: $ 200.00
Order nr. 62595
Rogers, Bruce BR TO FWG
Berkeley University of California Press 1940 12mo. quarter vellum over marbled paper-covered boards. 21, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 350 copies. Reprints a letter from Rogers to Goudy written while Rogers was in Cambridge. Vellum spine soiled. Bookplate on free endpaper. Tip rubbed. Price: $ 25.00
Order nr. 24690