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Box 2


Contains 21 Results:

Series 2, Sub-series 1: A Book of Resemblances: Poems: 1950-1953

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence and publisher’s material toward A Book of Resemblances illustrated by Jess Collins, published by Henry Wenning, and printed by the Meriden Gravure Co., Meriden, Connecticut. Later canceled, the book was first contracted in 1962 by Auerhahn Press, San Francisco, California. In 1965, Duncan, Collins, and Wenning discussed its possible publication and in July 1965, Wenning suggested submitting drawings and manuscripts to Claude Fredericks, printer, for estimate....

Series 2: Material Toward Books

 Series — Multiple Containers

Masked Van Dyke proof

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1

1 item. Seven folded sections, including end papers, title page, contents, preface, text, acknowledgements and colophon. Folded and unbound, black and white, marked for color. Corrected throughout by Duncan and Collins.

Final proof

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2

1 item. Complete, unrevised. Seven folded sections, including end papers, front pieces, text, acknowledgements, and colophon. Folded, unbound, black, white, and salmon red.

Pasteup proof of cover drawing

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 4

2 items. For binder. Black and white. Later stamped in gold. One signed by Collins.

Pasteup proof of spine lettering

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 5

2 items. For binder. One proof uncorrected, one with autograph corrections by Collins, initialed concurrence by Duncan.

Proof of prospectus

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 7

2 items. One proof in black, white, and salmon red. One Van Dyke proof in black and white.

Proof of endpapers

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 6

4 items. Front and back. 2 proofs are black and white, trimmed with markings for color, uncut, unbound, and folded. 2 proof are black, white, and salmon red; untrimmed, no markings. Submitted by Meriden Gravure to Henry Wenning for approval.