Max & G. K. C.

By: Wallace Nethery (1910-1996) and Corry Nethery

Price: $50.00

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Book Condition: Used: Like New


Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 3/16 inches. (52) pp. Half-title, typographic basket of flowers on title page, portrait of G. K. Chesterton by Max Beerbohm, 6 full-page black-and-white illustrations including an image of a Chesterton home tipped-in, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Red leather spine, patterned paper over boards, covers gilt-ruled, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. GKK220-022. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies, printed letterpress by Wallace Nethery from handset Monotype Bembo and Baskerville types, bound by Bela Blau. After Charles Lamb and Max Beerbohm, Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was a favorite collecting interest of the Netherys. Here the Netherys show the artistic treatments Beerbohm gave to his literary contemporary. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 2217.

Title: Max & G. K. C.

Author Name: Wallace Nethery (1910-1996) and Corry Nethery

Categories: Wallace Nethery,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Dawson's Book Shop: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GKK220-022

Keywords: Wallace Nethery, Corry Nethery, Max & G. K. C., Dawson's Books Shop, Miniature Book, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Bela Blau, G. K. Chesterton, Max Beerbohm