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goldenhind
38 x 25 mm.
© Golden Hind Press
Printer/Publisher: Golden Hind Press. Rushmore, Arthur W., 1883-1955. Rushmore, Edna Keeler, 1884-1971.
Country: New Jersey (U.S.) City: Madison Date: 1927
Keywords: ships, monograms
Mottoes, Text: 1927
Names, Initials: GHP
Device Designer: Rushmore, Arthur W., 1883-1955.
Device Reference: Weygand, J.L. Collection of pressmarks p. 50
Go to Page: 49 51
Usage Period:
Notes: "In 1927 we were searching for a name for our press. E.F. Benson's Sir Francis Drake had just been published and we read it. A ship, we thought, would make a good mark, and The Golden Hind a good name. I made the drawing from a contemporary engraving. That was our first pressmark. (A.R.)"
Source:
Weygand, James Lamar.
A collection of pressmarks gathered from America's private presses and from others not so private.
Nappanee, Ind., Private Press of the Indiana Kid, 1956.
Reference:
Location: University of Florida
URL: http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/rarebook/devices/goldenhind.htm