A KEEPSAKE FOR ALFRED A. KNOPF, Written and Printed by Various Hands Celebrating His Fiftieth Year as a Book Publisher, 1965 [slipcase paper label and initial leaflet title].

NP: np, 1965. First edition, 1/150 unnumbered copies. 12mo. Title leaflet with a 4-page foreword by Charles Antin, listing the contributors by name and press or publisher, and 50 privately printed leaflets, broadsheets, or pamphlets of varying lengths, mostly 4 pages each. "[Tributes] contributed by printers designers, authors, and friends" (OCLC). Accompanied by a printed postcard announcement of an exhibition of the publication at the Book Club of California. The title leaflet is inscribed by Charles Antin in 2003. Contributors include Frank Altschul, Merle Armitage, Joseph Blumenthal, Warren Chappell, Muir Dawson and Saul Marks, Victor Hammer, Carl Hertzog, Fritz Kredel and George Salter, Ward Ritchie, Rudolph Ruzicka, and Herman Zapf, among others. Very good. The individual keepsakes housed within a stiff paper chemise and publisher's slipcase (a little faded in spots), wraparound printed paper label (rubbed) on boards and spine. (10613). Item #64202

Price: $300.00

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