MATRIX [wrapper subtitle: A REVIEW FOR PRINTERS & BIBLIOPHILES]. Whole Number 29
by [Whittington Press]
[Risbury]: Whittington Press, 2010. Quarto. Printed wrapper over decorated stiff covers. Heavily illustrated, including plates, inserts and folding plates. Fine. Edited by John and Rosalind Randle. One of 655 copies bound thus, from a total edition of 725 copies printed on Somerville Laid and Zerkall mould-made papers. The substantial, informative and beautiful annual devoted to the arts of letterpress printing and illustration. Among the impressive roster of contributors are the following articles / essays: Barbara Henry on "T & h at the Dale Guild Typefoundry," Catherine Dixon and Henrique Nardi on "Letterpress from the Street: Gráfica Fidalga, São Paulo," Geri Waddington on "French Papermakers, and other House Guests," David Godine on "David Godine: the Letterpress Years," John Smith on "Pied Sorts and Squint Chases," Ross Shaw on "It Takes All Types - The Occasional Print Club," Mauro Chiabrando on "A Century of Futurist Typography," John Randle on "Michael Richey: Two Encounters," and "Jacek Agopsowicz, 1947- 2010," John G. Kristensen on "Buttonhooks for a Brave New World," Jerry Kelly on "The Quiet Ones," Jesse Marsolais on "A Boy at Firefly Press," Colin Franklin on "In a Golden Age of Publishing," Tanya Schmoller on "Tschichold Arrives at Victoria, 17.6.47," Alan Powers on "Robert Harling in the 1930s," Sebastian Carter on "Hunt Roman," Jerry Kelly on "Fine Printing at the Stinehour Press, 1950 - 2008," Paul W. Nash on "Private Press Books 2009: A Review," book reviews by Robert Elwall, Gaylord Schanilec, James Clough, and John Randle; and John Randle on "Bookish Treasures Have a Hard Time Competing with the Framed Village Dog Show." (Inventory #: WRCLIT76753)
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