OUTWARD BOUND. Christopher Morley.


  • Grand Rapids: The Private Press of Oliver A. Wallace, 1924.
  • 8vo.
  • decorated paper-covered boards, label on front cover.
  • 16 pages, with one additional leaf with plate.

Price: $30.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 55530

Limited to 377 numbered copies. Private press reprint of a Morley article which originally appeared in the NY Evening Post in 1923. (Lee no.41). One of Morley's maritime writings: The sailing ship Tusitalia is towed from its berth to the mouth of Lower New York Bay, hoists sails, and departs over the horizon. The plate is a tipped-in print, somewhat retouched, of a photograph of the ship taken by Morley, possibly from the tugboat. There are page decorations and an illuminated initial using various nautical motifs, along with a tailpiece (all unattributed). Per colophon, book two of the "Oliver Press." Rubbed along edges and spine.