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The Trojan War by Thomas Bulfinch (Kurt H. Volk)

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Jun 26th, 2019. Artwork published in .
    The Trojan War by Thomas Bulfinch (Kurt H. Volk) 1
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    The Trojan War with introductory notes on the Grecian Divinities adaped from the Age of Fable (1855) by Thomas Bulfinch (1796–1867). Privately printed by Kurt H. Volk in 1957. 1st edition, gilt-blocked, decorated linen in slipcase.

    […] produced in a limited edition as a keepsake for his many friends. It was designed by Meyer Wagman and edited by Charles Brodie. It is set in Fairfield [not pictured] and Weiss Initials [No. 2]. Typography and printing by Kurt H. Volk, Inc., New York. — Abebooks

    That cover design hasn’t aged a bit. With the big center-aligned caps including a mid-word linebreak and the slightly wonky letterforms, I can very well imagine the same treatment used for a book published in 2019.

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