Item #25726 The Devil's Playground and the Sea. R. Clarkson Colman, Roy.

The Devil's Playground and the Sea.

La Jolla, Calif. Colman, 1936. xxii, 89 pp. 36 b/w illustrations. Sm. 8vo. (5 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.). Redwood with cloth strips, handpainted titles, paper label, rope ties. First edition. One rope tie a bit shortened, rear board mildly rubbed else a fine bright copy. Item #25726

Signed and numbered by Colman on the limitation page. This is number 237 of 500 copies. "The cover of this first edition is made of California Redwood, handprinted on my antique press and bound in my studio at Bird Rock-by-the-sea, La Jolla, California." Roy Clarkson Colman (1884-1945) was a La Jolla artist and poet whose work had been covered in the "International Studio." Contains poems and prints. Scarce California title. OCLC shows only nine copies of which all but 3 are in California.

Price: $375.00

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