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Title:The Chap-Book Semi-monthly
Price:USD$35.00
Book ID:RE00-53256
Quantity:1
Publisher:Stone & Kimball, Chicago, 1895
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Stone & Kimball, 1895, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

[Periodicals.] The Chap-Book Semi-monthly, Chicago: Stone & Kimball, Sept. 15, 1895. 12mo, pp. 326-371, wrappers, illustration by George Pissaro, Frank Hazenplug and Fred Richardson. "The Chap-Book started a small magazine craze in the U.S. and gave a strong impetus to modern graphic design," says Richard and Elaine Russell's "Vintage Magazines," p. 149. Also, "It was a finely printed, small format literary periodical with avant garde illustrations." Its goal was to promote Stone & Kimball authors, but it is probably best known today for Will Bradley's large, colorful art nouveau posters advertising the magazine. Condition of this book: Very good, some darkening to the covers, covers starting to split at spine. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53256.
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