Roy. Herefordshire: Whittington Press, 2012. Roy. 8vo, 144 pp. of which 127 are numbered. Letterpress printed. Tip-ins and fold outs. Set in Bell, Bodoni, Goudy Modern, Arrighi, Romulus, Poliphilus. Fournier and Caslon types. Printed on Somerville Laid & Zerkall mould made paper. Case bound in light boards. Printed dust wrapper. Limited to 600 standard (and 60 deluxe) copies. Articles: "Last Hurrah of Hot Metal" by Elizabeth Grice; "Birth of the Wormsley Library" by Bryan Maggs; "Words & Images: The New Basement Press" by Peter Gauld; "Vacation in Vattis" by Patrick Randle; "Setting Caslon for Leaves of Grass" by Barbara Henry; "Wood-engraving & Block-making" by Chris Daunt; "Harry Carter on Type" by Martyn Thomas; "In Memoriam Dan Carr" by John Randle; "John Craig and the Piccolo Press" by John Grice; "From Bleeding Heart Yard to Whittington" by Merlin Waterson; "Inkunabula" by Enrico Tallone; "In Pursuit of Pepler's Presses" by Peter Chasseaud; "Letterpress Adventures" by Andrew Anderson; "Portrait of a Polymath" by George Ramsden; "Mustafa Duzguuman's School of Turkish Marbling" by Musa Igrek; "A New Generation of Private Presses in Australia" by Andrew Schuller; "The Search for Hellmuth Weissenborn" by Anna Nyburg; "The Visit" by Martin Krieger; and "Turning Over a New Leaf" by Stan Nelson. (Inventory #: 107257)
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