The Motorists League for Countryside Preservation requests the honour of the service of.upon its National Committee
Good+ in boards (spine tip bumped and cracked) 4to c.15pp Includes b&w photogravure of the American countryside by E.E. Gray of the Chicago Camera Club. A particularly elaborate example printing from the House of William Edwin Rudge, this work includes 6 hand-colored initials heightened in gold, of which 2 are particularly large, hand-colored and illuminated. The edition of this elaborate work is ca. 20 copies, one for each of the 16 prominent government leaders and business tycoons who were (with this) invited to join the League's National Committee. This copy is blank on the title page where the recipient's name would have been inscribed. The 16 include: President Warren Harding, William Howard Taft (former President and then Chief Justice), Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall, Henry Wallace, Luther Burbank, Henry Ford, James Gunn (U.S. Rubber Co.), Harvey Firestone, William Durant, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., J. Ogden Armour, Nelson Doubleday, George Reynolds (Continental Bank), Harry Payne Whitney, James Duke (American Tobacco), and George Diehl (AAA). N° de réf. du libraire 032958
Titre : The Motorists League for Countryside ...
Éditeur : Motorists League for. ND [c.1920s], New York
Date d'édition : 1920
Reliure : Hardcover
Illustrateur : Illustrated by Hand-illuminated initials.
Edition : 1st ed..
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