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

(Leaf Book).

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: $550.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 73404

Limited to 325 numbered copies (though the bibliography states 350 copies). 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, it contains many tipped-in specimens of his work, some of which are actual pages, often in color, from his books. A beautifully produced book. Black ink line for half an inch on front cover.