Author: Marie Louise Burke
Publisher: San Francisco, Pocket Press, 1937
First edition, limited edition of 15 numbered copies, this number 8, printed and bound by Jackson Burke. From the library of Robert Grabhorn with his library bookplate, "From the Library of Robert Grabhorn 1900-1973 Printer ".
12mo., original morocco backed floral printed boards, hand-coloured title, printed in red and black. Head and tail of spine chipped, small light stain to lower board otherwise a very good copy of a rare item.
A pleasing association item coming from the library of the San Francisco printer and collector Robert Grabhorn.
Jackson Burke (1908 in San Francisco, California – 1975) was an American type and book designer. After studying at the University of California, Berkeley, he succeeded C.H. Griffith as Director of Typographic Development at Mergenthaler Linotype from 1949 until 1963, where he designed several type faces.