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allen
49 x 38 mm.
© Allen Press
Printer/Publisher: Allen Press. Allen, Lewis M. Allen, Dorothy, 1908- .
Country: California (U.S.) City: Kentfield Date: 1955
Keywords: hearts, printing presses
Mottoes, Text:
Names, Initials: Allen Press
Device Designer: Dean, Mallette, 1907-.
Device Reference: Weygand, J.L. Collection of pressmarks p. 9
Go to Page: 8 10
Usage Period:
Notes: "When the name of this press was shortened to The Allen Press, a new device was adopted which introduced another ancient pressmark theme, the heart, symbolizing again the husband and wife printers, and also the private press labor-of-love concept. It was engraved on wood by Mallette Dean." © 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/allen9.htm