Bixby's Own Copy, Printed on Vellum

Unpublished Poems by Bryant and Thoreau. “Musings” by Wiliam Cullen Bryant [Introduction by Curtis Hidden Page] and “Godfrey of Boulogne” by Henry D.Thoreau [Introduction by F. B. Sanborn].

Boston: Issued exclusively for the Members of The Bibliophile Society, 1907.

Price: $550.00

About the item

First edition, one of 470 copies only. Bibliophile Society limitation page and seal, decorated title and illustration signed by the artists M. & W. Bicknell, 4 pages facsimiles and a plate by J. A. Williams. xxviii pages of text. 1 vols. 4to. Bixby's Own Copy, Printed on Vellum. Original cream boards. Some browning of spine, some light spotting else where, else a fine copy. BAL 1805; Bixby's “Privately Printed Books” p. 7.

Item #19736

PRINTED ON VELLUM, on one side of the leaf only. W. K. BIXBY'S COPY with his bookplate. Engraved decorated title and plate by M. & W. Bicknell, SIGNED BY BICKNELL in pencil. In Bixby's “Privately Printed Books” this volume is described as being printed on roman parchment, of which 10 copies were for Mr.Bixby. The Thoreau manuscript was in the collection of W. K. Bixby and he had arranged this publication.