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|All Authors / Contributors:||
J R Nelson; Barry Moser; Pennyroyal (Firm)
|Notes:||Includes excerpts from the writings of each writer represented.
Foreword written by John R. Nelson; wood engravings by Barry Moser.
"This book was [letterpress] printed in the winter of 1974 by B. Moser for Dwyer & Cronin, Booksellers, Amherst, Mass. The bindings are by David Bourbeau. ... Of fifty copies this is number ..."--Colophon.
Book signed by Barry Moser, who also signed each plate included in the portfolio.
Bound in quarter leather with marbled paper sides and leather tips. Title in gilt on spine; publisher (as P.P.)--and date in gilt at bottom edge of spine. Portfolio holding suite of 12 wood engraving plates is paper wrapper with same letterpress printed title as t.p.
|Description:|| pages,  leaves,  leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 portfolio ( leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm)|
|Contents:||James Fenimore Cooper --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Henry David Thoreau --
Herman Melville --
Mark Twain --
Stephen Crane --
F. Scott Fitzgerald --
William Faulkner --
Ernest Hemingway --