MATRIX 21 WINTER 2001.
A review for printers and bibliophiles.
- Herefordshire : Whittington Press 2001
- small 4to.
- paper-covered limp boards, dust jacket with two color wood engraving
- (vi), 238 pages, with additional pages of plates and other materials
- Order Nr. 69493
- Price: $ 202.50
Printed in an edition limited to 825 copies, this being one of 745 copies which are bound in stiff paper wrappers. This issue of Matrix contains thirty articles including "Memories of an Apprentice Typefounder," by James Mosley, "Engraving a Dead Man," by Gaylord Schanilec, "Cockerel's Forgotten Partner, and Eric Gill's Last Commission," by Roderick Cave, "Frederic Prokosch: a Passion for Self-Publishing," by James Lorson, "Book-jackets," by Michael Harvey, "Earth Pigments in Plant Papers," by Maureen and Brian Richardson, "., ; : ' ( ) ! ?" by John Grice, "Private Press Books 2000: a Review," by David Chambers and more. Illustrated throughout with photographs, wood engravings, and sample papers as well as an extensive variety of tipped-in specimens printed on special papers. The two-color wood-engraving on the dust jacket is "Blacksmiths II," by Rachel Reckitt. Prospectus for the Matrix index scheduled for publication in 2002 is loosely laid-in.
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> PRIVATE PRESS & FINE PRINTING, TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
> UNITED KINGDOM
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> CAVE, RODERICK
> SCHANILEC, GAYLORD
> CHAMBERS, DAVID
> MOSLEY, JAMES
> RECKITT, RACHEL
> PROKOSCH, FREDERIC
> RANDLE, JOHN & ROSALIND
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CATALOGUE DE LA RICHE BIBLIOTHEQUE DE ROSNY
Text in French. Auction catalogue of the Bibliotheque du chateau de Rosny, de [Caroline-Louise-Ferdinande, duchess de Berry] et du Duc de Sully (Blogie 45). Listing 2578, 330, and 74 lots. With two plates (Blogie lists three). Original wrappers, the front wrapper is chipped at the corners and edges, the rear wrapper is detached. The wrappers are soiled and age darkened. The spine is chipped with most of the wrapper missing, There is also some glue residue on the spine. The text block is cracked and separated in one place. The edges of the text block are wrinkled. There is some interior foxing.