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1965 A KEEPSAKE FOR ALFRED A KNOPF 1 of 150 Slipcase

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A Keepsake for Alfred A. Knopf

"written and printed by various hands celebrating his fiftieth year as a book publisher"

A delightful collection of 50+ pamphlets housed in a slipcase, printed by different publishers, on various papers and with different printing processes. Some are personal messages, some are special excerpts of larger works, while others offer a glimpse into the publisher's world--all are examples of fine publishing. Two pamphlets introduce the set, with a forward and list of contributors. This is a wonderful and unique library addition for bibliophiles and publishing/printing aficionados. 5 x 7.5 inches.

Published by: Various, compiled by Knopf, New York. 1965.

Pamphlets are overall in VERY GOOD+ condition, with a VERY GOOD slipcase.

  • Purple slipcase has ivory title sticker wrapped around front-spine-back.
  • Slipcase looks very nice at first blush, exhibiting minimal shelfwear, with a couple smudges. and light fading to perimeters.
  • Case also has a nearly 2" crease from opening along crown.
  • Decorated title sticker has clear red ink and light soiling.
  • Pamphlets are nicely preserved, and free of writing and intentional marks.
  • All are free of any obvious wear.
  • About a half dozen exhibit some signs of aging, with light foxing, while 2 showing moderate foxing. Please see photos to get a better idea.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • CR20160217

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Slipcase
Subject: Publishing
Topic: Historical
Year Printed: 19650000
Special Attributes: Limited Edition
Origin: American
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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