What Michael Said to the Census-Taker

By: James Rorty

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LIMITED EDITION of 150 copies, handset in Oxford type on Whatman paper. Privately printed for James Rorty. 8vo. 224 x 155 mm. [ii], 10 pp. Blue woodcut title-page vignette by Joseph Sinel; edges of the pages toned. Blue paper over boards, illustration on the top cover echoes the woodcut on the title-page, spine titled in silver; binding square and tight. Ex Library copy, with blind-stamp of the Bancroft Library and pencil notations on the copyright page and page 1. Good. This is a poetic essay that examines the role of humanity in the making of the current ecological crisis from the point of view of “The Census-Taker of the Skies.” James Rorty was an American author who pioneered the role of “social ecologist.” Rorty examined technology, culture and the economic basis of an environmentally sustainable society in ways that are still relevant today. Reference: Heller and Magee, Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press, 1915-1940, No. 38. Your order receives my personal attention.

Title: What Michael Said to the Census-Taker

Author Name: James Rorty

Illustrator: Joseph Sinel

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Edwin Grabhorn: 1922

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: MC1-33

Keywords: John Class, James Rorty, Joseph Sinel, Edwin Grabhorn, Grabhorn Press, Fine Press, Limited Edition, What Michael Said to the Census-Taker