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THE CAXTON CLUB 1895-1995, CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF THE BOOK IN CHICAGO. Frank Piehl
(Caxton Club).

THE CAXTON CLUB 1895-1995, CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF THE BOOK IN CHICAGO.

Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1995. 8vo. gray cloth over boards with white stamping and paper label with slipcase. 224 pages. The Caxton Club was founded in Chicago in January 1895 by fifteen bibliophiles. Its objective was the "literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books" and "the occasional publishing of books designed to illustrate, promote and encourage these arts." One century later, the Club remains dedicated to this objective. It..... READ MORE

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Contents

Illustrations ix
Foreword xi
Preface xvii
President's Statement and Acknowledgments xix

1
The Founding of The Caxton Club of Chicago 1
2
The Formative Years: 1895-1898 19
3
The Golden Years: 1899-1912 39
4
The Troubled Years: 1913-1919 53
5
Surviving Prohibition, the Depression, and 
World War II: 1920-1945 61
6
The Second Half-Century: 1946-1995 83

Epilogue 112

Descriptive Bibliography 117 
Other Printed material 138 
Presidents 144 
Honorary Members 146 
Biographies of 100 Caxtonians 149 
Sources 180 
Index 182