- London, United Kingdom: Impress, 2022.
- tall narrow 4to
- half cloth over printed handmade paper covered boards
- 74 pages
Price: $675.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 137118
Privately printed in an edition of 50 numbered copies and signed by the author and printer, Phil Cleaver. Assisted by Rebecca Howson and Stanley Lane. Set in Monotype keyboard and metal-cast by Stanley Lane in Sue Shaw's favourite typeface: Monotype Dante, Series No. 592 in 11/13 point. The text for 'Stanley Lane' is edited and expanded from an interview with Sheila Markham that appeared in The Book Collector, Vol. 65, No. 3, Autumn 2016.
Every page has been letterpress printed by hand feeding on a FAG Swiss Proof 40 proofing press, at Gloucester Typesetting / Letterpress, Bonds Mill, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire by Phil Cleaver. The front cover is created by over-printing some of the chases of type within the book and is made of eight printings from five formes. The frontispiece which is unique to each book was printed on an Arab press at Winterbourne Press, Birmingham, on Chinese Joss / Incense paper from Penang, Malaysia. The letterpress paper used is Vélin Arches Blanc, 160 gsm, a French mould-made paper supplied by John Purcell Paper, London. The colour section is printed under the control of dlm creative on a Heidelberg Speedmaster press by Hartgraph, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, on Munken Pure Rough Cream, 148 gsm.
The binding is by Ludlow Bookbinders, Ludlow, Shropshire.