The Colt Springs High: A Publishing Memoir of the Colt Press, 1939 – 1942.


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By William Matson Roth, 2004.

William Matson Roth encountered the Grabhorns while he was still a student at Yale, home in California for the summer. This is the story of a collaboration with Jane Grabhorn on the unique publishing venture they called the Colt Press. Mr. Roth’s vivid recollections are supplemented by the dashing letters and memoranda of Mrs. Grabhorn, evoking a pre-war era in San Francisco that was full of literary ferment, printing innovation, and an irrepressible  spirit of fun.

Designed by Andrew Hoyem and printed by the Arion Press, San Francisco. 10 ¼  x 6 ¾ inches. 213 pp.  Includes thirty seven illustrations and photographs. Edition 500 copies

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