The Sundial in our Garden.

Price: 95.00 USD

Illinois: Trovillion Private Press, 1945. A Near copy. #286 of 495 signed and numbered by Violet & Hal Trovillion on the colophon. 12mo (5.25 x 8.25 inches). Blue boards with printed label (faded) to front board and spine. Lightly toned edges. [i-v] vi-xii, [1-5] 53pp. Original cobweb glassine dust wrapper. Designed by Hal Trovillion. Endpapers by Margaret Ely Webb. Frontispiece woodcut by James Guthrie. Compiled and written by Violet & Hal W. Trovillion. Set in 12 Point Kenntonian at the Trovillion Private Press at the sign of the silver horse in Herrin, Illinois, USA. 'Let us who love gardens, consider the sundial. What a forgotten and obsolete thing it has become.". History, meditations and quotes on the sundial, and the passage of time. Includes the original letterpress book mark from the Trovillion Press with Carlyle quote: "of the many things man can do or make here below, by far the most momentous, wonderful and worthy are the things called books"- Thomas Carlyle. (Cave 218). Limited Edition. Near Fine.


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