Primitives, intro by DeCasseres


FIRST EDITION, one of only 350 numbered copies, SIGNED BY WEBER; the first book by the famous Spiral Press (founded by Joseph Blumenthal and A. George Hoffman). Introduction by Benjamin de Casseres. With eleven woodcuts by Weber; text printed in Pen Print Bold on hand-made English paper. In the original modernist binding after a design by Weber. New York: Spiral Press, 1926. Octavo, original decorative paper boards; without original slipcase (as usual); custom cloth box. Tasteful bookplate of Margaret Winkelman at upper left of front pastedown. Minor wear at head of spine; otherwise fine. A beautiful copy of a rare and fragile book.

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