Greenbrae, 1981. 9 1/2 x 14. Hand colored title page, 91, (6) pages, 6 original double leaves tipped in. Illustrated throughout. Gold cloth spine & Fortuny cloth sides. Fine in slipcase, with prospectus. Item #13694
One of 140 copies on Barcham Green handmade paper printed damp on a Columbian press, in black, red, blue, and green. Title page & several large ornaments hand painted. Bibliographical details by William P. Barlow and D. Steven Corey. Disbound and Dispersed # 171. A Century for a Century # 84 --"Their materials were deluxe, their type classic, and their craftsmanship impeccable."
Lewis & Dorothy Allen produced one book a year. They were renowned for their use of the finest materials, and the most exacting standards of printing to produce worthy editions of classical texts. Allen Press books have colorful elements reflecting their southern California origins.