Self published, 1949, Boxed, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
KURT H. VOLK. Gem Box, Volume II, New York: self-published, 1949. Boxed set of 27 loose bifolium leaves measuring about 6.5x5 inches or17x15cm, edition of 1,000, 1 windowed bifolium for each letter of the alphabet, plus an introduction, illustrated box. Volk explains in his introduction that his first volume sold out, and rather than issue a reprint he created these new designs for collectors of fine typography. Condition of this set: Fine, flawless; box darkened a bit. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: 16mo (very small). 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; 1940s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54435.