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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


[Fish, Williston]
N.P.: H. Frank Smith for His Friends, 1924

Limited edition. Octavo. 8 pp. Signed and initialed by H. Frank Smith. Paper-backed boards with title label on cover. VG-, moderate loss of paper to spine ends & 2 small tears to spine edge. Freshly wrapped in acetate.l. Rare Christmas gift book of the "Last Will of Charles Lounsbury" by Williston Fish and printed by H. Frank Smith, a NY printer and typesetter. The edition is limited to 150 copies, each signed to a specific person, in this case John Clyde Oswald, president of the National Arts Club, editor of the American Printer magazine and a leading authority on Benjamin Franklin. The limitation reads "One hundred and fifty copies of His Will were printed by H. Frank Smith for his friends, to convey to them his wishes for their happiness. Christmas 1924." OCLC lists this edition in 2 libraries; however they have the name "Theodore Weicker" (president of Squibb) in the limitation instead of Smith.
Inventory number #012339