Item #218 The Apprentice’s Dividend; | Being an Except from the Autobiography of Mark Twain | Embellished with a Wood Engraving by Wesley W. Bates…. Mark TWAIN.
The Apprentice’s Dividend; | Being an Except from the Autobiography of Mark Twain | Embellished with a Wood Engraving by Wesley W. Bates…

The Apprentice’s Dividend; | Being an Except from the Autobiography of Mark Twain | Embellished with a Wood Engraving by Wesley W. Bates…

[Dundas:]: The Aliquando Press, 2001. Octavo, 19.5 x 14.7 cm. Cased in quarter burgundy leather with a printed paper label to the spine, and Cockerell marbled paper covered boards; plain dark grey endpapers. Unpaginated [pp. 22]. A fine copy. The text was set in Bulmer type “to while away a long, dull winter”, with various unidentified types used for display and initials; printed on Mohawk Superfine paper. The centre of each page head and foot is decorated with an ornament printed in purple, and flanked on either side by a horizontal rule printed in yellow. In keeping with the text (and the manner of printing), the ornaments depict a type sort in profile and a composing stick. The text is further embellished with a wood engraving by Wesley Bates. One of 100 copies, this being number 8 of 10 copies in a deluxe binding. Item #218

[The Aliquando Century, BK 88.].

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