Men of Printing: Anglo-American Profiles. Edited by John J. Walsdorf
by Walsdorf, John J.
(Easthampton, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1976. Moser, Barry. Octavo. (86) pp.; (8) ff. One of 300 copies. Wood engravings by Barry Moser. Reprints of the obituaries of the following giants of printing: William Morris, T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, Sir Emery Walker, Eric Gill, C.H. St. John Hornby, Frederic Goudy, John Henry Nash, and Bruce Rogers. Each section illustrated with a wood-engraved portrait of the printer. Laid into this copy is a separate engraving of Frederic Goudy, printed in an edition of fifty copies to commemorate a visit to Pennyroyal by the Society of Printers in 1976. Also laid into this copy is Moser's engraved portrait of William Morris, printed on Shizuoka. This copy also bears a lengthy inscription on the colophon page by Moser to a fellow Society of Printers member. Slightest spine lean, else very fine in morocco-backed marbled boards.
(Inventory #: 29407)
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