Christmas Irving, Washington
Privately Published 1971 Soft Cover Very Good+ Privately Printed 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
Privately published, 1971. 13 numbered pages. From the rear end page: "This excerpt from 'The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.,' first published in 1819, is here reprinted in Bodoni types for the friends of Evelyn and Alexander Lawson at Christmas, 1971." (Note: Alexander S. Lawson was a preeminent expert in typography. He was a professor of typography at the Rochester Institute of Technology from 1947 to 1977, and was a leading author on typography, his most famous book being "Anatomy of a Typeface." He also authored "Printing Types; An Introduction," The Heritage of the Printer," and "Printing Types Pa." He died in 2002.) Geoffrey Crayon was a pseudonym of Washington Irving. The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition.