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The Lightning-Rod Man. A Story from the Piazza Tales.

Minneapolis, MN: The Daedalus Press, 1982. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Originally printed in the Aug. 1854 issue of Putnam's Monthly, it appears here with a foreword by Martin Roth (Prof. of Literature at the Univ. of MN). Wood engravings by Michael McCurdy who signed the work at the colophon. Additional images available upon request.Three additional numbered [20/20] original prints, each signed by McCurdy. Boards are decorated by a paper collage by Eileen-Custer Toren. This Printer's Sample also includes an additional untrimmed spine label and a copy of the prospectus. Designed by Dennis Feigenbaum, this is the first book of the press. . Fine, no DJ as issued. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed paper boards, paper spine label, black ink lettering, grey endpages, laid in portfolio with 3 numbered loose plates and pink tissueguards, each signed by McCurdy. 8vo. [7pp]; 25pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Limited numbered edition, this being II of XX in addition to the 85 copies of the standard edition. Further distinguished with penciled notation at colophon "Printer's Sample" Item #7314

Price: $345.00