limp boards, dust jacket, custom clamshell box with gilt lettering on spine
1995·Risbury, Herefordshire, England
Risbury, Herefordshire, England: The Whittington Press, 1995. limp boards, dust jacket, custom clamshell box with gilt lettering on spine. Whittington Press. 4to. limp boards, dust jacket, custom clamshell box with gilt lettering on spine. (vi), 234, (2) pages. Limited to 950 copies. Filled with tipped-in plates, photographs and samples of private press items. Some of the articles in this issue are "Letters are Things: The Wood-engraved Initials of Eric Gill" by Sebastian Carter, "Typography and Parsons" by Ruari McLean, "Paul Landacre and the Ward Ritchie Press" by Ward Ritchie, Fiona MacCarthy on William Morris, Henry Morris on his Bird & Bull Press, John Dreyfus on Fernand Baudin, and many others, including an index to Matrix 11-15. Prospectus for Matrix 16 and October 1995 newsletter laid in. All presented in a custom cloth clamshell box.
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