Title Problems Women Solved, Being the Story of the Woman's Board of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Book Condition Very Good
Type Limited Edition
Edition First Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher San Francisco, CA The Woman's Board 1916
Seller ID 007244
Printed at the press of the Blair-Murdock Company, San Francisco, under the direction of John Henry Nash, January 1916. [Title page states 1915.] This is copy no. 89 of a special edition of 250 printed on Strathmore Japan paper. 8.5 x 6.25 inches. Bound in half morocco, cordovan-colored, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the slightly hubbed spine. The spine is gently and evenly sun-faded to a tan color. The boards in a coated oxblood buckram. Generally unbumped spine head and tail though with some rubbing apparent at the spine head. The corners are fairly sharp though with slight abrading. The text block is bound in with exceptional sturdiness. Fore- and bottom edges deckled to a handsome effect. With xvii and 191 numbered pages, interleaved with duotone full-page plates and followed by numerous tipped-in photo-portraits of women who figured prominently in the planning and execution of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Also with B&W headband illustrations to the text chapters. Previous owner name, date and place in a very neat ink hand to a front FEP. Off-setting from the pastedowns to the opposite FEPs. Moderate age darkening at the tops of several pages. Else a very clean copy, and fairly tight. Gently read. A Very Good copy. Somewhat rare and hard to find in the limited edition.