AMERICAN BROADSIDES: Sixty facsimiles dated 1680 to 1800 reproduced from originals in the American Antiquarian Society. Georgia B. Bumgardner.
AMERICAN BROADSIDES: Sixty facsimiles dated 1680 to 1800 reproduced from originals in the American Antiquarian Society
AMERICAN BROADSIDES: Sixty facsimiles dated 1680 to 1800 reproduced from originals in the American Antiquarian Society

AMERICAN BROADSIDES: Sixty facsimiles dated 1680 to 1800 reproduced from originals in the American Antiquarian Society

Barre, Massachusetts: Imprint Society, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. This is number 276 of 1950 copies signed by Bumgardner. A splendid selection, which is divided into eleven categories: expansion, contemporary events, patriotism, education, criminals, religion, elegies, advertisements, amusements, humor, and strange and wondrous events. This book was designed and the letterpress sections printed at the press of David Godine in Brookline, Massachusetts. The fine screen facsimiles of the broadsides were all photographed directly from the originals and printed offset by The Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Connecticut. The type is Monotype Janson, cast by A. Colish, Inc. The paper is watermarked Imprint Almanack text. Folio. Original brown cloth-covered boards over a blue cloth spine, with gilt titles. A near fine copy, housed in the publisher's slipcase. Near fine. Item #68299
ISBN: 0876360177

Price: $100.00

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