Valenti's Verses. Valenti Angelo, Grace Hoper Press.

Valenti's Verses

[San Francisco]: Zamburghers, 1972. 1st. Original wraps. First edition thus, Limited Edition to 126 copies printed by the Grace Hoper Press for the Zamorano-Roxburghe joint meeting of 1972. SIGNED in pencil 'Valenti Angelo.' 8vo. 6 pp. Yellow cardstock covers printed in red; title page printed with large initial 'V" in red; publisher's(?) handmade marbled paper dustjacket. A fine copy in good dustjacket (rear flap separated & laid in; chips & tears; lower 1/3 of rear panel missing). Item #16999

“These verses of Valenti Angelo’s were resurrected by Bob Grabhorn. We think them charming and redolent of the era. The Bob in both verses is of course our Bob Grabhorn. Jack, is John I. Gannon, a member of the Grabhorn Press. Gregg, is Gregg Anderson, then a member of the Grabhorn Press. Oldfield, is Otis Oldfield the San Francisco artist. James Lamar Weygand made the paper. We thank him and thank Valenti Angelo for permission to print these verses from the past. The Grace Hopers" (Printer's Note) Contains two poems, “The Picture” July 21, 1926, and “Where Are They?” December 20, 1930.

Price: $125.00

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