Title Anecdota Scowah
Binding Soft cover
Book Condition Fine
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher San Francisco The Grabhorn Press for members of the Roxburgh Club of Sann Francisco 0
Seller ID 018582
Volumes one through five: a complete colection. Vol. 1, published in 1956, was limited to 250 copies. It consists of an introduction to the series by Schmulowitz and a selection of "Epitaphia...Gleaned from Churchyards in England and the United States." 13 x 0/14. Unpaginated. No. 2, 1957, limited to 300 copies: "The Legend of Joe Miller, by Evan Esar: A Prefatory Fragment with Joe Milleriana, selections from John Mottley's Original Edition, Tables of Jestbooks and Bibliography by Nat Schmulowitz. 13 x 9/14 inches. 31 pages. No. 3, 1958, limited to 300 copies. "The Ancient Greeks & Joe Miller by Albert Rapp: A Prolegomenon by Nat Schmulowitz. 13 x 9 1/4. 31 pages, plus colophon. No. 4, 1960, limited to 300 copies. "The Joe Miller of the Near East, by Albert Rapp: Onsoz, by Nat Schmulowitz. 13 x 9 11/4. 39 pages, plus colophon. No. 5, 1962, limited to 300 copies: "The Facetiae of Poggio The Florentine, by Albert Rapp: Praefatio & Bibliography by Nat Schmulowitz." 13 x 9 1/4. 36 pages. Schmulowitz was a book collector specializing in humor. "Scowah" is his abbreviation of the "Schmulowitz Collection of Wit and Humor. His book collection is now owned by The San Francisco Public Library.
Fine Presss and printing. Book collecting. BC-51.