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The Year's at the Spring; An Anthology of Recent Poetry
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The Year's at the Spring; An Anthology of Recent Poetry

by Walters, L[ettice] D'O[yly] (Editor); Monro, Harold (Introduction); Clarke, Harry (Illustrations)

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London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1920. First and Limited Edition. Vellum. Near fine. Clarke, Harry. No. 9 of 250 deluxe copies, quarto size, 128 pp., signed by Harry Clarke, in a custom slipcase. Published in 1920, just two years after the ending of "The Great War", this collection of poetry resounds with the joy of life in its many aspects; the splendor of the land, the laughter of children, and a particular love for England, which had just emerged from a brutal war in which almost 900,000 young men lost their lives. Although included are several poems which might be classified as "war poetry" this ought not to surprise given the effect of WWI on England; five of the included authors died "as soldiers in the European War" (n.b., quote from Introduction). Harold Monro (1879-1932), not only a poet himself but the proprietor of the Poetry Bookshop in Bloomsbury, penned a stellar introduction to this anthology collected by Lettice D'Oyly Walters (b. 1880) who, again, was a poet as well as editor… Read more
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Yo semite 1878, Adventures of N & C  [Yosemite 1878]
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Yo semite 1878, Adventures of N & C [Yosemite 1878]

by LeConte, Carrie E.; Dean, Mallette (printer, artist)

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San Francisco: The Book Club of California [printed by Mallette Dean], 1964. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Dean, Mallette. One of 450 copies, quarto size, [131] pp., with prospectus. An expanded version of fourteen-year-old Carrie LeConte's Yosemite journal of 1878, rewritten and enhanced with pen and ink sketches in 1880; Carrie accompanied her father, geologist Joseph LeConte (one of the first professors at Cal) on a camping expedition to the Yosemite region, which was then little-traveled. Her journal, with her own illustrations which have been coloured with blocks cut by Mallette Dean, were here printed for the first time.___DESCRIPTION : Bound in quarter linen and green, rust and black decorated paper boards, title and colophon in red and black, frontisportrait within gold frame, head-piece, tail-piece and illustrations in green and black, quotation on p. 3 in red, rules and page number ornaments in green, eight reproductions in colour of the author's sketches throughout the text,… Read more
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You & Some Others, Being Poems for Occasions
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You & Some Others, Being Poems for Occasions

by Foster, Agness Greene; Jenkins, Will (Decorations); Nash, J[ohn] H[enry] (Typography Design)

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San Francisco: Paul Elder & Company [The Tomoye Press], 1909. Hardcover. Very good +. Jenkins, Will. Sixteenmo size, 71 pp. This collection of poems by Agness Greene Foster was printed by the Tomoye Press, an imprint associated with Paul Elder & Company, a notable bookstore in San Francisco run by Paul Elder, who, in addition, published his own books. The Tomoye Press was Elder's collaboration with the eminent typographer and printer John Henry Nash (1871-1947), whose standards of quality were second to none. This volume is a careful execution of Foster's seasonal poetry, featuring Nash's excellent typesetting and decorations by Will Jenkins.___DESCRIPTION: Full mauve paper with pink lettering and decorations on the front board, fore- and bottom edges uncut, purple endpapers, frontispiece a reproduction of an illustration titled "My Lady's Garden" by J. Young Hunter, with lettered tissue guard, title page with decoration by Will Jenkins in black; sixteenmo size (6.25" by 5.25"), pagination:… Read more
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