Della Robia Papers: Suggestions for Their Use Together with a Short Treatise on the Work of Della Robia.

Springfield: P.P. Kellogg & Company, 1926. Pennell, Joseph & Wilson, Edward A. First. hardcover. 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. very good.

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.

Price: $650.00

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