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A hand-list of the books printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV-MCMXXV

By: C. H. St. J. Hornby

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Shelley House Chelsea, London, The Ashenden Press: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 121727


SIGNED Letter encl.Blue stringbound wraps, 220x145mm approx.16pp (unpaginated) Printed on hand made paper in red and black ink with colophon of Ashendene press at rear and published on the anniversary of the thirty first year since the founding of the press. Loosl laid in is a signed letterfrom Hornby addressed to Jackson Wylie & Co in reply to a post card concerning the forthoming edition of "Don Quixote" dated 18th Nov 1926. C H St. John Hornby was a partner i... View more info

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LAY OUT AND COMMERCIAL ART

By: CHARLES C. KNIGHTS

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, BUTTERWORTH & CO: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121434


Green Paper covered boards with brown cloth quarter binding and laid on paper title slip. 230 x 145 mm approx. xx + 388 + 12pp index.+ 192 plates on glossy art paper. Vol 7 in a series called "The Library of Advertising" published by Butterworths. Although much has changed in the digital printing era the principles associated with good lay out, presentation and some practices associated with graphic/ commercial art remain constant and the book remains an excellen... View more info

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Fifty-Five Books Printed Before 1525 Representing the Works of England's First Printers: An Exhibition from the Collection of Paul Mellon - January 17-March 3, 1968

By: Willis Van Devanter

Price: £18.50

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118798


Fawn cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 260x180mm approx. xiii + 62pp + 6 plates as called for. Exhibition catalogue compiled by Joan Crane. Contents include works by William Caxton (15) Wynkyn de Worde (20); Oxford. Eponymous Press (2); Theodoricus Rood (2); John Lettou and William de Machlinia (1); London. Eponymous Press (1); William de Machlinia (1); Richard Pynson (8); Julian Notary (1); Schoolmaster Printer (3); Robert Copland (1) Limited edition of 1500 in c... View more info