KREDEL, Fritz. The Acts of Samson. Lexington Kentucky: The Anvil Press, 1976.
8vo., original linen-backed marbled paper-covered boards by Sallie Ruff. With 8 mounted line drawings by Fritz Kredel, handcoloured by Harriet McDonald Holladay. Bookplate of noted private press collector Norman J. Sondheim. A near fine copy.
First edition, limited edition of 58 copies designed by C.R. Hammer and printed on Shogun paper by Arthur Graham at the Anvil Press. With original Prospectus.
In the Hebrew Bible, Samson was given immense strength to aid him against his enemies and allow him to perform superhuman feats. His Ten Feats of Strength and Heroism included the killing of the lion, the burning of the fields, the escape from ropes and the killing of 1,000 Philistines, amongst others illustrated here.