Wm. M. Cheney.


Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 inches. [iv]. 61, [3] pp. Half-title, frontispiece Auk's Press printer's device, a picture of the Auk at the type case with a press in the background on page 20, Castle Press Printer's device on colophon; text clean, unmarked, some ink smudges on the recto of the rear free endpaper. Marbled paper over boards; binding square and tight. SCARCE. Fine. Limitation not stated, bound by Margaret Class of Huntington Beach and printed at the Castle Press. This little volume brings together 2 texts written years earlier by Muir and Glen Dawson about William M. Cheney (1907-2002), Los Angeles typesticker who worked at Dawson's Book Shop and who contributed his talents as a printer and typographer to many publications of Dawson's Book Shop over the years. One of Cheney's specialities as a printer was miniature books. With an introduction by miniature book authority Robert C. Bradbury. 2 copies recorded in Worldcat.

Title: Wm. M. Cheney.

Author Name: Robert C. Bradbury (1899-1985), introduction and compiler. Muir and Glen Dawson.

Categories: Miniature Book,

Publisher: Pasadena:, The Castle Press,: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: YA2-18

Keywords: Robert C. Bradbury, Wm. M. Cheney, Miniature Book, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Muir Dawson, Glen Dawson