Della Robia Papers: Suggestions for Their Use Together with a Short Treatise on the Work of Della Robia.
Place Published: Springfield
Publisher: P.P. Kellogg & Company
Date Published: 1926
Description: Slim folio, orange cloth with inset embossed cover vignette. A nice copy of this rather extravagant trade cataloge of Della Robia fine paper. Contains tipped in color samples of paper and also several samples of envelopes, along with 7 full-page artworks on the different papers which were commissioned for this work. Springfield, MA: P.P. Kellogg & Company, 1926. First edition. A very good copy of this unusual book.
Comments: Book was designed by OW Jaquish and printed by William Edwin Rutledge. It contains 7 commissioned works, the highlight being an original etched view of Pittsburgh (8" x 11") by Joseph Pennell (his last commissioned work before his death); also an aquatone brochure cover and an embossed virkotype cover design by OW Jaquish; a photographic illustration by Jerry Drew; an original color woodblock by CB Falls; an original color line plate by Adolph Treidler; an original color line plate cover design by Edward A. Wilson.Edition: First
Condition: very good
Book ID: 252114