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The Last Will of Williston Fish

A Fine Press Edition in Folio

Christmas, 1929. The Last Will and Testament of Charles Lounsbury. Printed for William Andrews Clark, Jr. San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1929. Folio.

The Last Will and Testament of Charles Lounsbury, 1929John Henry Nash (1871–1947) was a Canadian born American printer and bibliophile. After learning the printer's trade, he immigrated to the United States in 1894. He worked as printer and designer for Tomoye Press from 1903 to 1911, before founding his own press in 1916. After he closed his press in 1938, he became professor of typography at the University of Oregon. Nash published finely crafted editions of several works, including The Divine Comedy (1929), Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography, and Jerome’s translation of the Bible into Latin, the Vulgate (1932). He was famous for his collection of books with handmade bindings.