1601 Or Conversation at the Social Fireside as it Was in the Time of the Tudors Mark Twain limited edition is for sale. This Mark Twain limited edition book was published by The Black Cat Press in Chicago, USA in 1936. 1601 has a limited edition of just 300 copies.

 

The Limitation Page to the end o f this book reads as follows:

 

“PRINTER’S NOTE 300 copies of this volume have been printed direct from hand-set Caslon type on Worthy Coronet paper by Norman W. Forgue, who Designed and set the type, assisted by Norman Johnson at the case.  The woodcut frontispiece and title page decoration by Ben Albert Benson are printed from the original wood blocks Completed at Chicago, March 1936”

 

This book is accompanied “With Notes on Mark Twain’s “1601” and a Check-list of Various Editions and Reprints Compiled by Irvin Haas”

 

The 1601 binding is red, with the front board is stamped in gilt 1601 within an elaborate gilt border.  The 1601 binding is in Fine condition.

 

There are 39 numbered pages. The endpapers have a marbled effect orange pattern.  All the pages are in Fine condition, with many unopened and so we can safely assume that this book has not been read from cover-to-cover.

Mark Twain 1601 Limited Edition of Just 300 Books 1936

£50.00Price

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