(Foundational Documents)

Constitution of the United States. Published for the Bicentennial of its Adoption in 1787.

Ingmire, Thomas (illus.)

San Francisco: Arion Press, 1987. Octavo. 63pp. One of 500 copies. With a preface by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger and an Introduction by the Librarian of Congress Daniel J. Boorstin. Printed in the very readable Deepdene type designed by Frederic Goudy, handset on handmade Twinrocker paper. The initial letters are drawn and illuminated in red and blue with gold stars by Thomas Ingmire. Very fine in full limp vellum with red-dyed vellum ribbons woven through the covers to create red stripes, the titling and stars in blue. Housed in cloth chemise and matching slipcase and still retaining its original printed glassine wrapping. Together with a broadside announcing publication, a photocopy of a San Francisco Chronicle article about the book, and the subscriber letter from Andrew Hoyem. An exemplary copy of elegant publication—one of the more desirable productions of the Press. Item #31194

(Arion Bibliography 21).

Price: $2,500.00

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