Caxton Club, 1953, Hardcover (Half Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
HARRY J. OWENS. Doctor Faust, A Play Based on the German Puppet Versions, Chicago: Caxton Club, 1953. Quarto, edition of 350, foliated, printed boards quarter-bound in beige cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, Fritz Kredel illustration, Victor Hammer design, inscribed on the free front endpaper by the author to Willard King, the president of the Caxton Club, "under whose presidency the Caxton Club rises to its Golden Age." A relic of the 20th-century private-press effusion. Condition of this book: Covers and spine a bit darkened, worn at edges. Leaves age toned at edges. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 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: Art & Design; United States; 1950s; Theatre & Plays. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54364.