March fifteenth, Nineteen eighty-three. Gloria Stuart, Ward Ritchie, printer.
March fifteenth, Nineteen eighty-three.
March fifteenth, Nineteen eighty-three.
March fifteenth, Nineteen eighty-three.
March fifteenth, Nineteen eighty-three.

March fifteenth, Nineteen eighty-three.

[Laguna Beach, California: Laguna Verde Imprenta, 1985. Printed for the seventy-fifth birthday of Gloria Stuart, no limitation given, but probably around fifty copies, given the limitations of other Laguna Verde Imprenta books. Vignette and printed green leaf ornament on title-page. A fine copy, with two autograph signed manuscript notes on blue paper by Gloria Stuart (from March 1985), both regarding the printing of this book and one other book. Original Cockerell marbled paper wrappers. Edges untrimme. 5 in. x 8 in. [14] pp. Item #17216

Ward Ritchie (1905 – 1996) inspired actress Gloria Stuart (1910 – 2010) to learn how to print and to establish Imprenta Glorias, her own private press. The poem in this item recounts Stuart and Ritchie’s meeting in 1983 and their burgeoning relationship at the time.

Laguna Verde Imprenta #24.

Price: $500.00

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