Item #74246 THE PLANTIN PRESS OF SAUL & LILLIAN MARKS: A Bibliography [1930-1985]. Tyrus G. Harmsen, Stephen Tabor.


Sebastopol: The Press of Patrick Reagh, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited to 350 copies, with the prospectus laid in. Signed by Patrick Reagh and Stephen Tabor on the colophon. "...describes all of the books, pamphlets, and broadsides in which Saul or Lillian Marks had a hand, beginning with the Rising-Marks partnership in 1930-31 and ending with the liquidation of the Plantin Press in 1986. The descriptions include paginations, dimensions, and binding details, giving locations for the rarer items. Publication variants, anecdotal histories, and color illustrations round out the bibliographical portion. Two appendices list all known publications about the Plantin Press, and give specimens of the types most favored by the Markses. The introduction by Tyrus Harmsen includes an unpublished, unfinished article on the Press by Gregg Anderson." Octavo: 152 p. with 16 color plates. Full terra cotta cloth binding, with a printed paper spine label. Fine. Fine. Item #74246

Price: $175.00

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