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"My Favorite Purchase from George Sims" (1998)


Title: "My Favorite Purchase from George Sims"

Subtitle: From Nine Friends on his 75th Birthday, 3 August 1998

David Holmes (Compiled by)

(Book) Edition of 20 copies. 15 pages. ~25.0 cm (height).

Publication: 1998 [Loanhead].

Typeface: Bembo

Keywords: Anthology, Birthday celebration

Edition variants

Standard edition, in 20 copies.

Printed on Teton paper, and sewn in marbled wrappers with printed paper label.


National Library of Scotland.
University of Oxford.
Indiana University Library.
University of Pennsylvania Libraries.

Halliwell ref.: B100

Special edition, out-of-series, in 3 copies.

Printed on Amatruda Amalfi paper, and sewn in marbled wrappers with printed paper label.
Additional hand-written colophon.

The featured copy carries Sims' bookplate, designed by Will Carter of Rampant Lions Press. According to David Chambers, "Will Carter's Booklabels" (The Private Library, vol 2:2, Summer 1999), the bookplate was designed in 1982 and printed the following year "in rust, red or blue".

Special edition, out-of-series, cover
Special edition, out-of-series, title page
Special edition, out-of-series, frontispiece
Special edition, out-of-series, page sample
Special edition, out-of-series, colophon page
Special edition, out-of-series, bookplate

Halliwell ref.: B100a


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