THE WORK & PLAY OF ADRIAN WILSON, A BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH COMMENTARY.

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THE WORK & PLAY OF ADRIAN WILSON, A BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH COMMENTARY.
THE WORK & PLAY OF ADRIAN WILSON, A BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH COMMENTARY.

Place Published: Austin
Publisher: W. Thomas Taylor
Date Published:
Edition: First edition, limited to 325 copies, this #49
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Book Id: 20575

Description

Folio (16 x 10.75 inches), quarter morocco and tan linen, gilt spine title, ornament in red ink on cover, 158 pp. frontispiece photo portrait of Adrian Wilson by Ansel Adams. Illustrated throughout with specimen pages of Adrian Wilson's work. Text contains a bibliographical catalogue of 196 numbered entries, including this volume as #196.

Comments

Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by Adrian and Joyce Lancaster Wilson: "For Dorothy Whitnah, who knows the perils & joys, the work and play of writing books every bit as well as do her dear friends, Adrian Wilson & Joyce Lancaster Wilson." Designed and printed by Adrian Wilson at the Press in Tuscany Alley, San Francisco. Printed on specially handmade Barcham Green paper in monotype Centaur designed by Bruce Rogers and Arrighi by Frederick Warde. Display lines handset in Herman Zapf's Palatino Italic who handlettered the author's name for the title page.


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