- Crestline: George Frederick Kolbe, 1999.
- quarter oasis with patterned cloth covered boards, leather spine label, leather spine label, slipcase.
- 263, (3) pages.
Price: $250.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 120227
Limited to 500 numbered copies printed letterpress by Henry Morris at his Bird & Bull Press for George Kolbe (Berger B44); this being one of 50 special copies bound in a quarter leather binding with a slipcase. Printed on Frankfurt mouldmade paper using Dante types composed by Michael and Winifred Bixler. The duotones were printed by Stinehour Press. Bound by Campbell-Logan Bindery. A history of the medals, which itself is a good course in early Americana, accompanied by a number of illustrations. Also includes a bibliography of the medals. Design obviously by Henry Morris. Chapter vignettes printed in red. This book was printed by Mr. Morris, as a commission for George Kolbe, and was not issued to his standing order customers. Bookplate on front pastedown. Fine condition.