MEN OF PRINTING, ANGLO-AMERICAN PROFILES. John J. Walsdorf.
MEN OF PRINTING, ANGLO-AMERICAN PROFILES.
MEN OF PRINTING, ANGLO-AMERICAN PROFILES.

MEN OF PRINTING, ANGLO-AMERICAN PROFILES.

(Pennyroyal Press).
  • N.P. Pennyroyal Press, (1976).
  • folio
  • unbound signatures
  • (80) pages

Price: $150.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 132506

Limited to 300 regular copies and 50 deluxe copies, of which this copy is labeled 'artist's copy' and signed by Barry Moser. This copy is unbound. Contains obituaries for William Morris, T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, Emery Walker, Eric Gill, StJohn Hornby, Frederic W Goudy, John Henry Nash and Bruce Rogers. Engravings by Barry Moser of each printer. Designed by Richard Hendel and printed from the original blocks, Harold McGrath, pressman. Inscribed " for Brian Stilwell from the author, John J. Walsdorf" on the free front endpaper. Brian Douglas Stilwell's bookplate is on the front pastedown. Loosely laid-in are three items: 1) an invitation from the University of Scranton to Stilwell for the opening of " william Morris and the Kelmscott Press" exhibition which inclused selected works from Walsdorf's collection, 2) a miniature prospectus for Wasldorf's Printers on Morris , and 3) a single sheet from Blackwell's Rare Books. A beautiful copy.

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