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hammer
50 x 43 mm.
© Hammer Creek Press
Printer/Publisher: Hammer Creek Press. Fass, John S. (John Stroble), b. 1890.
Country: New York (U.S.) City: New York Date: 1951
Keywords: turtles
Mottoes, Text:
Names, Initials: Hammer Creek Press
Device Designer: Carnes, A. Burton
Device Reference: Weygand, J.L. Collection of pressmarks p. 34
Go to Page: 33 35
Usage Period:
Notes: "The private press of John Fass takes its name from a Lancaster County, Pennsylvania creek where, as a boy, he used to fish and swim and tramp along its banks. A turtle, Fass thought, would be most appropriate for a pressmark or device for the press. This one was drawn by A. Burton Carnes." © James Lamar Weygand
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/hammer.htm