Bivouac of the Dead. Palmetto Press, Theodore O'Hara.

Bivouac of the Dead.

Aiken, S.C. Ye Palmetto Press, 1900. Limited to 250 copies. Title-page printed in black and red, within an ornamental border. Colophon in red. Printed on Whatman paper. The last blank leaf was creased in the press. With a specimen page from this work laid in. Also with the original paper envelope, on which is printed: "Palmetto Press Hand-Made Books and Booklets in Limited Editions, Aiken, South Carolina." The envelope is foxed. The book is in fine condition. Stiff cream-colored wrappers, title in gilt on front cover. Small octavo. 14, [2] pp. Item #15690

This is the first book of the Palmetto Press, which was founded by William Lewis Washburn, a printer from Connecticut while he was associated with a newspaper in Aiken.

Ransom, Private Presses, p. 374.

Price: $350.00

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