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overbrook
38 x 32 mm.
© Overbrook Press
Printer/Publisher: Overbrook Press. Altschul, Frank, 1887-1981
Country: Connecticut (U.S.) City: Stamford Date: 1935
Keywords: trees, islands, streams
Mottoes, Text:
Names, Initials: OP
Device Designer: Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964.
Device Reference: Weygand, J.L. Collection of pressmarks p. 88
Go to Page: 87 88
Usage Period:
Notes: "Of the abundance of pressmarks at the Overbrook Press, this is the one most generally used. Designed by T.M. Cleland in 1935, it was first used on the colophon page of Richard Aldington's A Dream in the Luxembourg,for which Mr. Cleland was also responsible for the typography." © 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/overbrook.htm