GEORGE W. JONES : PRINTER LAUREATE
by Wallis, Lawrence
Limited to 45 copies, hand-bound by The Fine Bindery of Wellingborough and containing original samples of George W. Jones' printing. The samples, loosely contained in the separate portfolio, are four leaves from The Canterbury Tales, two leaves from The Georgics of Vergil, two leaves from Two Centuries of Typefounding, one leaf from Pearl, and one leaf from A Calendar for the Year 1923. Also, two copies of the dust jacket for this book are in the portfolio. This book provides the first extensive study of the life and work of George W. Jones and fills a gap in the literature of printing. (Not in Leaf Book - Chalmers). With a printed label mounted on the front pastedown giving the information about this special edition. This label is hand-numbered and signed by the author.