Item #15864 Landacre and Quince. Ward Ritchie.

Landacre and Quince.

[Los Angeles: Printed for Dawson's Book Shop at Laguna Verde Imprenta by the author, 1989]. One of fifty copies. Illustrated with seventeen wood engravings by Paul Landacre, fifteen of them in black & white, one printed in red, and one in green. Miniature printed bookplate on front pastedown. A fine copy. Full black cloth with illustrated paper label on front cover. Miniature, 2 15/16 x 2 1/4." [28] pp. Item #15864

This book, which sold out shortly after publication, features two of Ritchie's poems, written in his youth, under the pseudonym of Peter Lum Quince. "…it [seemed] appropriate to join once again Landacre with a couple of poems by his old friend." The dedication is to Gloria Stuart, longtime film actress and letterpress printer, who was Ritchie's longtime companion.

Price: $650.00

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