Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Very good
- Folio, 19-3/4 inches high by 13 inches wide. Softcover, creamy tan wraps bound with black cotton cord, titled in black & red on the front cover. 8 pages, including the covers, printed in red and black on Linweave's early American paper stock with facsimiles of the 2 pages of the original proclamation tipped-in at the center. The facsimile of the proclamation is illustrated with King Charles' crest and a decorated initial. A diagram, and a decorated initial and tail-piece, all printed in red, enhance the text of the book. There are minor creases to the corners. Near fine. "Composed, printed and bound by the William Byrd Press, Inc., Richmond, Virginia. The plates were made by the Virginia Engraving Company, also of Richmond. Text material was set in Linotype Janson with display in American Type Founders' Cloister Oldstyle and Monotype's Goudy Forum. The paper stock used for the text is Linweave's Early American. The facsimile plates of the proclamation were printed on Tovil, an English hand-made stock." [Quoted from the colophon]. Laid in is an 8 inch high by 6-1/4 inch wide broadside notice proclaiming that "A meeting of the Virginia State Library Board was held on June 20, 1952 for the purpose of recording its esteem for Martha W. Hiden...." RARE in Commerce.
Title: KING CHARLES I & THE TOBACCO TRADE; THE PROCLAMATION OF JANUARY 6, 1630-31. Reproduced to honor the service of Martha W. Hiden to the Virginia State Library as a member of its Board. Edited by Randolph W. Church, State Librarian.
Location Published: Richmond, VA: Virginia State Library, 1952.: 1952.
Book Condition: Very good
Seller ID: 97187
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