Great and Good Books: A Bibliographical Catalogue of The Limited Editions Club, 1929-1985. Ralph Geoffrey NEWMAN, Glen Norman WICHE, compilers.

Great and Good Books: A Bibliographical Catalogue of The Limited Editions Club, 1929-1985.

Chicago: Ralph Geoffrey Newman, Inc., 1989. Hardcover. Preface by Mortimer J. Adler. 4to. Pale teal blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, slipcase. ix, (ca. 100pp). Frontispiece, illustrations. Fine/very good. Mild slipcase sunning and rubbing. Errata slip and printed letter from publisher laid in. Item #47226

A tight and handsome copy of this useful checklist, limited to 500 numbered copies (this #152) signed large and bold by Adler in black fineline. Interesting autograph addition to this copy: Tipped to inner flyleaf is a partly-printed Autograph Document Signed from Newman, 1p, 6" X 2 3/4", Chicago, IL, 10 June 1989. Near fine. Check on pale green stock filled out entirely in Newman's hand in blue fineline to Colin of London in the amount of $50, boldly signed at lower right. Newman (1912-98) was best known as founder of Chicago’s noted Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, but in later years held one of the most extensive LEC inventories in the country.

Price: $80.00