GUILFORD & GREEN. Henry Morris.


(Bird & Bull Press).
  • North Hills: Bird & Bull Press, 1970.
  • 8vo.
  • quarter morocco over patterned paper-covered boards.
  • (ii), 88, (4) pages.

Price: $400.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 12587

Limited to 210 numbered copies. (Taylor A9). The first part of the book describes a visit made by Henry Morris to J. Barcham Green, the famous hand papermaking firm in England. Gives a history of the firm and reproduces correspondence between William Morris and Joseph Batchelor regarding production of paper. The second section of the book reprints a number of letters written by Nathan Guilford during a trip to Kentucky in the early part of the 19th century. The interesting series of letters provides real insight into life in the States. Loosely inserted is a dust jacket made up of paper that was not used for the cover with a piece of the paper folded and inserted in a pocket in the back of this jacket.