Item #301 Jeoffrey; | An excerpt from Jubilate Agno. Christopher Smart.
Jeoffrey; | An excerpt from Jubilate Agno
Jeoffrey; | An excerpt from Jubilate Agno

Jeoffrey; | An excerpt from Jubilate Agno

Toronto: The Aliquando Press, 1979. Oblong duodecimo, 13.9 x 17.9 cm. Pasted into stiff grey Torino paper covers. The upper cover is printed with the title in dark grey with gilt highlights and decorated with a wood engraving by Maria Hofker-Rueter depicting a cat. The engraving was also printed in dark grey. Unpaginated [pp. 20, plus ll. 4: matching but tipped endpapers]. The spine is slightly sunned; there is mild rubbing to the extremities, most noticeably to the upper outer corner on the upper cover, which is also slightly soiled; there are also a few faint and minor spots to the upper cover and some faint adhesive staining to the bottom of the rear pastedown. Still, a near fine copy. The text was set in Blado italic and Vanity Fair type and printed on grey Torino paper. The frontispiece, which was printed in silver, repeats the wood engraving by Maria Hofker-Rueter appearing on the upper cover. From an edition of 75 copies, the present copy being number 47.

Produced to celebrate the tenth birthday of the Rueters’ cat Toby: “For Tobias Jeremiah Abernathy Fleming Rueter on his birthday, 4 November 1979.” (The Aliquando Century, BK 43). Item #301

Price: $50.00

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