- Lower Marston Farm, Risbury, Herefordshire, United Kingdom: Whittington Press, 2020.
- large 8vo
- paper wrappers
- 192 pages
Price: $250.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 135548
Limited to 660 copies, of which this copy is one of 600 copies bound in wrappers. The final full issue of the series, The Matrix, which was first produced in 1981. The issue is set in Bembo, Caslon, Perpetua, Times Roman, Baskerville, Centaur, Hungry Dutch, Walbaum, Neo Didot, Scotch Roman, Modern no. 7, Poliphilus, Univers Light, Cochin, Goudy Modern & Romulus types, & printed at Whittington on Matrix Laid, Zerkall and Bugra Bütten mould-made, Fedrigoni Tintoretto & Naturalis papers. The offset printing is by Fine Print, and the diginal printing by Promprint. Bound by The Fine Book Bindery & edited by John & Rosalind Randle.
The table of contents is as follows: Rob Firth, Composing Room Cacophony; Colin Honnor, A New Quest? Intimate Leaves of Guido Morris; Shaun Bythell, Diary of a Bookseller; John Edgeler, Pastoralism, Pottery & Printing; Miriam Macgregor, Shalford Mill; John Craig, A School Press; John Randle, Geoffrey Dowding: Finer Points; Evelyn Waugh, Charles Ryder's Schooldays; Richard Martin, The Lure of the Loom; Julia Walworth, Private Press Books, & Two Kinds of Library; Nick Gill, Effra Press Update; Russell Maret, Hungry Dutch; John Randle & James Fergusson, George Ramsden, 1953-2019; Ray Leigh, The Arts & Crafts, the Deutsche Werkbund and the Bauhaus: a Meeting of Minds; Paul W. Nash, The Samson Press; John Randle & Dennis Gould, Davina Wynne-Jones, 1949-2019; Nick Loaring, Baptism of Fire; Elies Plana, A Book Comes to Life: Languages & Minorities; John Grice, The Magic of Proofing; Alan Powers, 'Ludicrous, Bloody Aweful': Barnett Freedman on Pictorial Design Exams; Tomasz Pichór, The Printer from Aix-en-Provence; Jerry Kelly, The Colophon: A Book Collector's Journal; Enrico Tallone, Aldo Novarese, Type Designer; Leslie Gerry, New York Reflections: A Fusion of Technologies Five Centuries Apart; Sebastian Carter, Picasso & Matisse; Rob Rulon-Miller, I, Pirate; David Butcher, Organising Portfolios & Leaves; John Randle, Roderick Cave, 1935-2019; Marianne Tidcombe, A New Photograph of Edward Prince; John Randle, 'Please Tell Me What to Like'; Jerry Kelly, Sebastian Carter, John Randle, Book Reviews.