Item Detail

Item Number 3924
Title A Handful Of Lavender
Author Reese, Lizette Woodworth
Condition NF/NONE
Publisher Thomas Bird Mosher
Place Published Portland, ME
Date Published Oct. 1915
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Lovely small book (7-1/8" tall x 4-1/8" wide) published in a Limited Edition of 450 copies on Van Gelder hand-made paper and the type distributed in October, 1915. 1st printing. Bound with dull green paper covered spine with the book and author name in black, and the rest of the binding is paper covered boards covered in a cream background with stylized hearts in matching dull green. 53 pages plus biographical notes and limitation page. Title page, limitation page and first page of first poem printed red & black. Rough cut page edges. 1 very small, surface only scuff to spine paper, slight browning at edges of binding, a touch of foxing to pastedowns/end papers and previous owner's beautifully written name, town and 1916 date, otherwise straight, clean, very tight, corners unbumped, no other writing, paper crisp and clean and undarkened. Lovely book.
Keyword(s) Thomas B. Mosher,Fine Binding,Fine press,lizette woodworth reese,Poetry
Category(ies) Limited Editions - Unsigned,General Fiction 1sts,Art Photography Poetry Music Drama
Price $49.50