Title Leaves of Grass
Book Condition Very Good- with no dust jacket
Edition Limited Edition
Publisher Mt. Vernon, N.Y. Peter Pauper Press N.D.
Illustrator Illustrated by John Steuart Curry & Boyd Hanna
Seller ID 1226Q
Inv. #1226Q. Special Edition limited to 1100 copes. Woodcuts by Boyd Hanna printed directly from the block. Curry's powerful charcoal-styl e illustrations in burnt umber. 3/4 blue leather over blue boards; five bands on spine; gilded ornamentation and title. "This book has been set in the Weiss and Bernhard types and printed on specially-made Peter Pauper paper." ; Woodcuts; 4to 11" - 13" tall; The Peter Pauper Press is an often overlooked example of the influence of the Fine Press Movement in America. Their works are an excellent combination of quality type, printing, artwork, and material. This title is a very good example of both their style and their ability.