THE WORK & PLAY OF ADRIAN WILSON, A BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH COMMENTARY.

(Wilson, Adrian).

Edited by Joyce Lancaster Wilson.

  • Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1983.
  • folio
  • quarter bound in oasis morocco dyed to match the Tuscany Red ink used in the text, Dutch linen sides stamped with Wilson's type-juggler device.
  • 158, (2) pages.

Price: $325.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 72364

Limited to 325 numbered copies (though the bibliography states 350 copies). Prospectus loosely inserted. Small gouge in back cover, else a near fine copy.

Adrian Wilson (1923-1988) was internationally known as a designer and printer of fine books. This beautifully produced bibliography contains a biographical introduction and illustrates 196 items produced by Wilson, each accompanied by lengthy comments by Wilson himself concerning the printing of each book and other pertinent facts. Printed by hand on handmade paper by Adrian Wilson and containing many tipped-in specimens of his work, some of the specimens are actual pages, often in color, from these books. A beautifully produced book.