The Colophon: A Book Collector's Quarterly; The Colophon New Series; The Colophon New Graphic Series; The Annual of Bookmaking; and The New Colophon.
The Colophon: A Book Collector's Quarterly; The Colophon New Series; The Colophon New Graphic Series; The Annual of Bookmaking; and The New Colophon.
The Colophon: A Book Collector's Quarterly; The Colophon New Series; The Colophon New Graphic Series; The Annual of Bookmaking; and The New Colophon.
The Colophon: A Book Collector's Quarterly; The Colophon New Series; The Colophon New Graphic Series; The Annual of Bookmaking; and The New Colophon.
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The Colophon: A Book Collector's Quarterly; The Colophon New Series; The Colophon New Graphic Series; The Annual of Bookmaking; and The New Colophon.

1930-1950. Forty-six quarto volumes, including the following: the original series (1930-1935) in twenty volumes; New Series (1935-1938) in twelve volumes; The Annual of Bookmaking (1938); New Graphic Series (1939) in four volumes; The New Colophon (1948-1950) in eight volumes; and the index to the original series. Lacks the New Colophon: A Book Collector's Miscelleny and the index to the New Series, else a complete set of this landmark bibliophilic publication. Printed by various leading commercial and private presses of the day, the volumes contain essays by H. L. Mencken, Edith Wharton, Rockwell Kent, Theodore Dreiser, and other major figures in twentieth-century literature and book scholarship. The volumes are extensively illustrated, and the original series' oft-missing Milne and Baumann prints remain intact, with the Milne print signed by the artist. All volumes of the First Series are housed in the publisher's quarter pigskin and cloth slipcases, which show some drying and toning. All but a handful of this set retain their original glassine wrappers. Overall, a fine set. Item #29736

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