A HANDBOOK TO COUNTY BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Humphreys, Arthur L.
being a Bibliography of Bibliographies relating to the Counties and Towns of Great Britain and Ireland
This guide to bibliographies intends to assist in the study of the topography of Great Britain and Ireland and provides information for the known as well as the obscure publications. Paste-down endpaper signed and dated 1922 by F.V. Longstaff, a famous British Columbian historian. Major F.V. Longstaff is known for his collection in B.C. Archives, which documents military and social history in the province during the early part of the 20th cent. Title page in red and black ink. Extra paper label loosely laid-in in back. The corners of the paper-covered boards worn and pen mark on spine label. Front cover has section faded as if placed next to smaller book on shelf. Small tear on bottom corner of third-to-last page.
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by Brothers Grimm.
The Special Edition of twenty-six lettered copies which have, contained in a portfolio, signed proofs of each of the wood engravings, printed by the artist on Japanese paper (Harrop, 118-19). Designed and printed by Nicolas McDowall on 175gsm Zerkall mouldmade paper, from a special making, on a FAG Control 900 press. The text was set in Centaur, computer generated, and was printed from polymer blocks, as were the second-colour decorations. Maroon cloth spine with gilt spine titling and bright blue paper sides overprinted in gold to produce images derived from the frontispiece. Plum coloured Bugra Butten endpapers, head tinted grey, fore-edge and tail uncut. Both volumes in a maroon cloth slipcase with recessed image printed black on white. The books were bound by The Fine Bindery. The frontispiece and fifteen wood engravings, as well as all images on the book, are by Harry Brockway and the wood engravings were printed from the wood. Signed by the artist on the colophon.