With Two Specimens
THE REMINISCENCES OF EDMUND EVANS.
Edited and Introduced by Ruari McLean.
First edition. Illustrated, including many in color. Contains a eight page list of books containing examples of color printing by Evans. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson who has also added a pencil note that he has added two actual specimens to this copy (full color specimens). Tape marks on free endpapers.
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> BOOK ILLUSTRATION, NINETEENTH CENTURY
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> COLOR PRINTING, NINETEENTH CENTURY
> MCLEAN, RUARI
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> Taylor, Bethany R., LONDON, HIGH LIFE & LOW LIFE AS SEEN BY ROWLANDSON, CRUIKSHANK & OTHERS.
MEMOIR OF THE LIFE OF JOHN BOWDLER, ESQ.
by Bowdler, John
First edition. Presentation copy. John Bowdler (1746-1823), a writer on religious and church affairs, was the author of Select Pieces in Verse and Prose (1818). Inscribed "From the Author" on the half title. Bookplates are on the front paste down and the front free endpapers, both from the Locker family. There are a few notes in pencil scattered throughout from a previous owner. Front free endpaper is loose. Boards are rubbed and worn around the edges with light staining and some small scratches. Parts of the gilt border on both covers is worn off. The front hinge has cracked.