1926 Print D. B. Updike Merrymount Press Book Pages - ORIGINAL

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This is an original 1926 two-color print with sample pages from books produced by David Berkeley Updike, The Merrymount Press. Title and text pages from In the Day's Work courtesy of Harvard University Press, and cover design of type material from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A nice item for anyone in the printing or publishing trade.

Period Paper has obtained an unusual and scarce collection of printers' samples of vintage art and illustration advertising art from 1926. These splendid images are in very good condition and would look magnificent framed. The collection was published by The West Virginia Paper Company or Westvaco which was was established in 1888 by William Luke along the Potomac River in what is now known as Luke, Maryland. In January 2002 Westvaco merged with the Mead Corporation to form MeadWestvaco.

CONDITION

This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Other
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 12 inches; 23 x 30 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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