Ashlar Press - Heckscher (Maurice). Tragic Fugue.


Ashlar Press - Heckscher (Maurice). Tragic Fugue.

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Tragic Fugue. A play in three episodes, by Maurice Heckscher. Foolscap 4to, 21cm, pp.[viii],59, The Ashlar Press, Glen Head, Long Island, 1933.
Set in Monotype Bell and printed in terracotta and black on handmade paper at the Walpole Printing Office, New York. One of 200 copies. Decorative paper-covered boards, canvas back with title label, top edge gilt. Bookplate removed, otherwise a very good bright copy.
The Ashlar Press was "started as a hobby" by August Heckscher and Maurice Heckscher in Long Island, New York, 1930. This item is unusual insofar as it was commercially printed.

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