Occasional Nuggets (five issues, 2009-2010)
Ring, Richard (Editor)
Price: 75.00 USD
Providence: Providence Public Library Special Collections, 2009. Five octavo volumes. Includes all four 2009 issues as well as January 2010 issue. Each 2009 issue is one of 200 numbered copies, January 2010 one of 250 unnumbered copies. Illustrated with color reproductions of items from the Special Collections department at PPL. Each issue includes and essay about featured item(s) from the library's collection, including Lafcadio Hearn's Japanese Fairy Tales; various editions of Uncle Tom's Cabin; the works of Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire; and the whaling journal of Henry DeForrest. All issues feature sewn bindings and cardstock covers letterpress printed in two colors, with a design in the Art Nouveau style. A thoroughly handsome production top to bottom. All issues very fine. Very fine.