- Florham-Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Library, 1980.
- stiff paper wrappers, loosely inserted in later boards with portfolio containing Pickering Press ephemera, all enclosed in a paper slipcase.
- (ii), 17, (5) pages.
Price: $200.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 44550
John Anderson and the Pickering Press is limited to 90 numbered copies of which this is one of the first 40 copies that was issued in portfolio form and contained the ephemera. Portfolio spine creased and almost imperceptibly sunned, front cover with one tiny spot. Internally pristine. Printed in honor of John Anderson's 65th birthday by Leonard Seastone at his Tideline Press. This is a beautiful commemoration of his contributions to fine printing, featuring original wood-engraved illustrations by John DePol along with essays and commentary by Grant Dahlstrom, DePol, Faulkner Lewis, William Lickfield, Claire Van Vliet, Harry Volk, Jr., and Paul E. Weaver. Printed in Weiss types on Hahnemühle Ingres and Canson Mi-Teintes papers.
Laid in here is DePol's birthday greeting to Anderson, also numbered copy 34 and bearing an illustration signed by the artist. Additional there is a T.L.s. from Anderson to Thomas M. Whitehead, former Curator of Special Collections at Temple University (Philadelphia, PA), laid in. Present in their own enclosure are 13 other handsome examples of announcements, handbills, bookplates, holiday greetings, keepsakes, etc. from the Pickering Press. From the Thomas M. Whitehead Collection of Books About Books.