Large collection of booklets concerning the best books of the year from various countries. This interesting collection contains various exhibition catalogues for the "best" books of the year which parallel our own "Fifty Books of the Year" exhibitions. Included are Australia (3), France (8), Switzerland (12), Great Britain (8), Netherlands (2), Germany (41), Sweden (4), Spain (5), Hungary (5), Austria (14) and the Scandanavian Countries (2). Price is for the group.
Hingham, MA: Püterschein-Hingham, 1979. 4to. cloth. xii, 74 pages. Limited to 120 copies. Preface, table of contents, note by Dwiggins, endnotes and sources. Two black and white photographs, and numerous black and white illustrations. A study of the stencils of William Addison Dwiggins' use of stencils for book decoration and for other purposes.