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Rowfant Club

Anderson, Russell Howard

Rowfant Club

a history

by Anderson, Russell Howard

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Published by The Rowfant Club in Cleveland, Ohio .
Written in English

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  • Rowfant Club (Cleveland, Ohio).

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    Statementby Russell H. Anderson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 101 p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14793595M

    The Rowfant Club Annual Scholarship is intended to support students who are studying the bibliographic arts and who embrace the love of books and the preservation of the written word. Recipients of the award should have an interest in some or all of the following areas: Rare books; archives; book arts; binding; history of books; publishing.   The Rowfant Club of Cleveland, OH began over a hundred years ago, as a society for those who studied, appreciated, and, in particular, collected books. Rare and limited editions, especially. Besides promoting friendship and comradery among their members, from their earliest beginnings, the Rowfant Club existed in part to publish its own fine.

    Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, Watermark portrait. 8vo. Original quarter vellum over paste-paper boards. Minor darkening to vellum; slipcase lacking. Limited edition no of copies signed by Bruce Rogers who designed the book. This copy additionally signed and inscribed on the front free endpaper by Dard Hunter, dated from the. This book is a copy of "Baxter's Procrustes" by Charles Waddell Chenutt. This edition was printed for the members of the Rowfant Club by Carroll Coleman at The Prarie Press, Iowa City, Iowa. The type is hand set in original Janson, cast in Europe from the matrices produced in the seventeenth century by Anton Janson, Dutch punch cutter.

    The Rowfant Club was founded in in Cleveland, Ohio, and was named for Rowfant, the home of Frederick Locker-Lampson, a nineteenth-century English poet and book collector. The purpose of this bibliophile club was to provide a forum for critical study of books and the publication of privately printed editions for its members. The other Rowfant candlesticks ranged in price from $ for a bronze candlestick made for the th Anniversary of the Rowfant Club by Sandro Bonaiuto, depicting a flame coming out of the center of an open book, impressed THE ROWFANT CLUB / / Cleveland, Ohio; to $ for a Cowan Pottery candlestick depicting a groundhog holding.


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