[Merrymount Press Rarity] An Account of the Dedication of The West Window of St. John's Church, Beverly Farms Whitsunday, May Thirty-First MDCCCCXXV
[Merrymount Press Rarity] An Account of the Dedication of The West Window of St. John's Church, Beverly Farms Whitsunday, May Thirty-First MDCCCCXXV
[Merrymount Press Rarity] An Account of the Dedication of The West Window of St. John's Church, Beverly Farms Whitsunday, May Thirty-First MDCCCCXXV
[Merrymount Press Rarity] An Account of the Dedication of The West Window of St. John's Church, Beverly Farms Whitsunday, May Thirty-First MDCCCCXXV
[Merrymount Press Rarity] An Account of the Dedication of The West Window of St. John's Church, Beverly Farms Whitsunday, May Thirty-First MDCCCCXXV
[Merrymount Press Rarity] An Account of the Dedication of The West Window of St. John's Church, Beverly Farms Whitsunday, May Thirty-First MDCCCCXXV

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[Merrymount Press Rarity] An Account of the Dedication of The West Window of St. John's Church, Beverly Farms Whitsunday, May Thirty-First MDCCCCXXV

Boston: Privately Printed by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, 1925.

First edition. Large quarto, 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches. Bound in luxurious full crimson crushed morocco by the publisher (i.e. as issued) with double filet gilt border and central gilt-tooled oval garland covered with leaf sprigs, spine gilt, dentelles with double gilt ruling. Designed and printed in red and black by Updike on handmade paper, with red initials and double page full size rendering of the window in line, as well as a photogravure reproduction of the actual window at St. John's Church, Beverly Farms, Mass, which was designed by Charles Jay Connick, with the assistance from Ralph Adams Cram. "An enormously expensive memento - an almost regal conceit. It is an example of superb printing and period binding." Martin Hunter, The Merrymount Press 83. Slight wear to corners and joints, else fine. This copy was owned by Harriet LAWRENCE HEMENWAY who was, along with Minna Hall, responsible for helping to end the trade in endangered bird feathers used for womenís hats. She was one of the richest women in Boston and died in 1960 at age 10,

Price: $750.00   Item #5833