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A Boyhood in Iowa; With a Foreword by Will Irwin and wood engravings by John DePol by  Herbert Hoover - Hardcover - Signed - 1986 - from Classic Books and Ephemera and Biblio.co.uk

A Boyhood in Iowa; With a Foreword by Will Irwin and wood engravings by John DePol

by Hoover, Herbert

Condition: Fine/very good


Council Bluffs: Yellow Barn Press, 1986. Hardcover. Fine/very good. DePol, John. 34, [2] p.: wood engravings; 24 cm. Green cloth spine with green-and-white paper over boards printed from a pattern by John DePol. Printed paper spine label. Green endpapers. With original glassine dust jacket and Errata slip signed by Neil Shaver. This is number 115 of a limited edition of 125 copies hand-printed by Neil Shaver at the Yellow Barn Press. Contents: An Informal Address Before the Iowa Society of Washington -- A Return to Boyhood Scenes. Book is in Fine Condition: a crisp and bright copy. Glassine dust jacket is in Very Good: upper edge, which is slightly taller than the book, is chipped.





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