Payne (Roger). [Supposed diary.] Extracts
from the Diary of Roger Payne (London, 1819). 12mo, pp.[x].28, colophon, New York: (John S. Fass) The Harbor Press,
of 175 copies printed in Lutetia on hand-made paper and decorated with type
ornaments. Title-page in red and black, single full-page illustration within
the text. Red paper-covered boards with gilt titling, boards elaborately
gold-blocked with fleurons and stars, edges uncut. Fine.
A spoof diary of the famous bookbinder. A second
issue of 525 copies was presented to the AIGA