Book Condition Fine in clay-colored cloth-backed boards decorated in salmon with reproductions of one of Catnatch's illustrated alphabets; with paper spine label printed in salmon. Publisher's prospectus laid in.
Edition First edition, limited to 325 copies printed by the Greenwood Press. Publication #89.
Publisher San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1995.
Seller ID 14352.00
Illuminating essay by the noted bibliophile and children's lit scholar on 19th Century printer "Jemmy" Catnatch and his crude but lively penny broadsides. With over forty reproductions of woodcuts, and five inserted folding broadsides.
Books on Books. Illustrated Books. Children's Literature. Limited Editions.