R.I.P. Ogden Nash 1902-1971.

[San Francisco]: Bird in Hand Press, 1971. First edition thus. Hardcover. 12mo in multi-color cloth boards; [4] p. : ill. ; 14 x 11 cm. Very Fine but for a tiny nick rear wraper and some gentle rubbing to board tips and for-edge. Very crisp and tight. Item #12319

"The Bird in Hand Press pays a small tribute to the late American humorist ...". Contains the limerick: "The captain's wife left the garrison | to have an affair with a Saracen | she wasn't vexed or over sexed | she just wanted to make a comparison" // Limericks.  Humorous poetry.  Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971. Poetry / Colophon: Designed, illustrated and printed & bound at the Bird in Hand Press by Bruce Wm. Bradley. ... Limited to sixty folders and fifteen bound copies ... hand set in 30 pt. Arrighi and 10 pt. New Times Roman types". This is copy 5 of 15. Rare. Fine printing, San Francisco, California. Letterpress. Fine Bindings; Book arts. Limericks; Humor.

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