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allen
26 x 26 mm.
© Allen Press
Printer/Publisher: Press of Lewis and Dorothy Allen. Allen, Lewis M. Allen, Dorothy, 1908- .
Country: California (U.S.) City: Hillsborough Date: 1939
Keywords: men, women
Mottoes, Text:
Names, Initials: Press of Lewis & Dorothy Allen
Device Designer: Bethers, Ray, 1902- .
Device Reference: Weygand, J.L. Collection of pressmarks p. 7
Go to Page: 8
Usage Period:
Notes: Measurements include letterpress.
"When the Press of Lewis and Dorothy Allen (now The Allen Press) was begun in 1939, its pressmark indicated that it was a husband and wife enterprize by picturing 2 figures framed in the name of the press. The device shown here was designed by Ray Bethers." © James Lamar Weygand
Source:
Weygand, James Lamar.
A collection of pressmarks gathered from America's private presses and from others not so private.
Nappanee, Ind., Private Press of the Indiana Kid, 1956.
Reference:
Location: University of Florida
URL: http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/rarebook/devices/allen7.htm