COLOPHON, N.GR.S., THE Q FOR BKMN, V.I N.4.
William T. Hastings writes about the Ireland Shakespeare forgeries, also Lawrence Clark Powell on D.H. Lawrence and his critics, and an article on English illustrators by Hellmut Lehman-Haupt that features Cruikshank etchings nicely reproduced in color. Also a woodcut by Paul Landacre as a separate plate, cover and colophon design by Kurt Werth, and index to Numbers One through Four.
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> LAWRENCE, D.H.
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> COLOPHON, N.S., A Q FOR BKMEN, V.III N.4.
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> PHILOBIBLON, EINE VIERTELJAHRSSCHRIFT FÜR BUCH-UND GRAPHIK-SAMMLER.
> Simon, Oliver & Harold Child (Editors), THE BIBLIOPHILE'S ALMANACK FOR 1928.
A SPECIMEN BOOK OF TYPES & ORNAMENTS.
by Curwen Press.
Limited to 135 numbered copies. The first of the three type specimen books issued by the Curwen Press. Contains a two page prefatory note by Oliver Simon. This is followed by demonstrations of 15 type faces, initial letters, borders and printers' flowers, ornaments, head-pieces, vignettes, etc. Includes the work of Claud Lovat Fraser, Paul Nash, Albert Rutherston, Randolph Schwabe, and Percy Smith. A magnificent specimen book printed on fine paper. Small foxing spot at the fore-edge of a few leaves.