A.M.B. SOME ASPECTS OF HIS LIFE AND TIMES BEGUN IN PLAYFUL MOOD FOR HIS ENTERTAINMENT ON HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY AND NOW COMPLETED FOR
San Francisco Privately Printed 1941 22 pages. First Edition. Limited to 250 copies, privately printed for Samuel L. Wormser by The Grabhorn Press. 11 1/4" x 8". Frontispiece portrait of Albert M. Bender from etching by Max Pollack. Two photographic reproductions tipped in. Colored cartoon of Albert Bender by Dan Sweeny (often missing) laid in. Lacking presentation slip.Goudy Modern types. Paper mold made. Decorated canvas-backed decorated grey boards. Silver lettered blue paper spine label. A tribute to Albert M. Bender, bibliophile and patron of the arts, originally planned as a book in honor of his 75th birthday, but issued with a new preface and now, as the title states, in the nature of a Memorial, as he died prior to that birthday. Magee 349. A NEAR FINE copy (some offset to the endpapers and light edgewear), now in a custom clear mylar protective sleeve. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING via USPS media mail to any United States address.
Signed: n Edition: First Edition
Jacket Condition: Custom Clear Mylar
Binding: Cloth-backed decorated boards
Condition: Near Fine
Book Id: 1660