A Comprehensive Representation of the Printing of Lawton Kennedy; On Exhibition in the Skyroom of Gleeson Library, University of San Francisco, Golden Gate and Parker Avenues, November 8th to December 11th, 1959

By: University of San Francisco

Price: $25.00

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Book Condition: Fine


Original program printed on white paper. 7 3/8" x 9 3/4." Three pages (one leaf folded in half with printing on three of the four panels), complete. Program printed on high-quality paper with a deckle edge at the bottom. Beautiful border decoration on front panel and custom typefaces featured throughout the program. Program is very clean and intact. A Fine copy. This program accompanies the opening of an exhibition featuring Lawton Kennedy's work in the printing industry and a reception on November 8, 1959 from 3 to 5 p. m. that honors Kennedy at the University of San Francisco's Gleeson Library. The schedule of events is brief and lists the following: "Chairman: Albert Shumate, M.D.," "Remarks: David Magee, President of the Book Club of California," and "Music: Capella Di Musica." A caption also notes how the exhibition was installed under the direction of Albert Sperisen. Lawton Kennedy (1900-1980) was a prominent figure in the printing industry. He worked for several acclaimed Bay Area printers including John Henry Nash, Johnck & Seeger, Jane Grabhorn's Colt Press, and Albert Sperisen's Black Vine Press. Albert Shumate and David Magee were also notable figures in the printing and book industry.

Title: A Comprehensive Representation of the Printing of Lawton Kennedy; On Exhibition in the Skyroom of Gleeson Library, University of San Francisco, Golden Gate and Parker Avenues, November 8th to December 11th, 1959

Author Name: University of San Francisco

Categories: Literature, Books about Books, Art and Architecture,

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, University of San Francisco: 1959

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 020956

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