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GAUGGUIN, PAUL Paul Gauguin. Paintings, Engravings & Sculpture. London: the Arts Council of Great Britain, 1955. Catalogue for the Tate Gallery Exhibition. 9.75 X 7.25 ins. 40 pp. Yellow card covers with woodcut by Gauguin on upper cover. Colour frontispiece and 16 full page reproductions of Gauguim's work. Covers soiled but otherwise tight. A very good copy.
£5.00
WOOD ENGRAVING Out of the Wood. British Woodcuts & Wood Engravings 1890-1945. London: the British Council, 1991. By Simon Brett. Introduction by Andrea Rose (Curator, The British Council). Designed by Dalrymple and printed at the Alna Press. 9.5 X 7 ins. 40 pp. Card covers with paper wraps illustrated with a wood engraving by David Jones. 50 wood engravings selected by Simon Brett to discuss the golden era of British wood engraving. A fine copy.
£30.00
OFFICINA BODONI The Officina Bodoni, Montagnola, Verona. London: the British Library, 1978. Books printed by Giovanni Mandersteig on the Hand Press, 1923-1977. Catalogue of an exhibition held in the King's Library, the British Library, 9 August-22 October 1978. Printed in black and red. 9.75 X 7.5 ins. 96 pp. Card covers with title on spine and upper cover with repeat pattern of the Officina Bodoni Press device. 98 entries covering the outstanding half-century of book production by this Press. Following the tradition of the scholar-printers of the Renaissance Giovanni Mandersteig has printed nearly 200 books on his hand press most of which are discussed in this detailed study. Frontispiece portrait of the printer and illustrations from the numerous books produced. A fine copy but for small stain from removed price sticker on back cover.
£10.00
KYNOCH PRESS Kynoch Press: The Anatomy of a Printing House. London: the British Library/Oak Knoll Press, 2000. By Caroline Archer. First edition. A half-century history (1930-1980) of the Kynoch Press detailed through exhaustive research and personal accounts from surviving staff. Special attention is paidto listings of the types held by the Press in every period. 9.75 X 7 ins. 222 pp. Black cloth with gilt spine titling. Pictorial dust-jacket. As new.
£35.00
PRINTING Printing and the Mind of Man. London: the British Museum, 1963. Catalogue of the Exhibition at the British Museum and at Earls Court, London. Introduction by Stanley Morison, John Carter and Frank Francis. 9.25 X 6.25 ins. 166 pp. Paper wraps with title and device by Reynolds Stone on upper cover. A good copy only for the reference library.
£10.00
SAINSBURY, HESTER Mrs. Markham's New History of England. London: the Cayme Press, 1926. Being an Introduction for Young People to the current History & Institutions of our time by Hilaire Belloc. First edition. 9.5 X 7.5 ins. 110 pp. Paper covered boards with title on paper spine label and on upper cover with wood engraving. Upper cover and frontispiece wood engraving by Hester Sainsbury. A good tight copy.
£12.00
O'CONNOR, JOHN The Young Cricketer's Tutor. London: the Dropmore Press, 1948. Comprising Full Directions for Playing the Elegant and Manly Game of Cricket. By John Nyren. Originally published in 1833. Number 36 of 50(750) special copies bound in green buckram with gilt device on upper cover after a design by John O'Connor. Set in Monotype 10 pt. Plantin type and printed on a hand press on hand-made paper by Millbourn. 8 X 5 ins. 94 pp. T.E.G. Frontispiece and 15 wood engrvings by John O'Connor. A fine copy lacking dust-jacket.
£200.00
O'CONNOR, JOHN The Young Cricketer's Tutor. London: the Dropmore Press, 1948. Comprising Full Directions for Playing the Elegant and Manly Game of Cricket. By John Nyren. Originally published in 1833. Number 3 of 50 (750) special copies bound in green buckram with gilt device on upper cover after a design by John O'Connor. Set in Monotype 10 pt. Plantin and printed on a hand press on hand-made paper by Millbourn. 8 X 5 ins. 94 pp. T.E.G., others uncut. Frontispiece and 15 wood engravings by John O'Connor. A fine copy in slightly soiled and chipped dust-jacket with 4 wood engravings by the artist.
£300.00
O'CONNOR, JOHN The Young Cricketer's Tutor. London: the Dropmore Press, 1948. Comprising Full Directions for Playing the Elegant and Manly Game of Cricket. By John Nyren. Originally published in 1833. Number 36 of 50 (750) special copies bound in green buckram with gilt device on upper cover after a dsign by John O'Connor. Set in Monotype 10 pt. Plantin and printed on a hand press on hand-made paper by Millbourn. 8 X 5 ins. 94 pp. T.E.G., others uncut. Frontispiece and 15 wood engravings by John O'Connor. A fine copy less dust-jacket.
£200.00
MACNAB, IAIN The Sculptured Garland. London: the Dropmore Press, 1948. A Selection from the Lyrical Poems of Walter Savage Landor. Arranged by Richard Buxton. The wood engravings are by Iain Macnab. One of 300 copies set in 14 pt. Monotype Garamond and printed on the hand press on hand made paper by Hodginson of Wells. 10.25 X 8 ins. 56 pp. + Colophon. Bound by Evans of Croydon in half brown morocco with gilt spine titling and gilt Press device on upper cover. Title page and 15 wood engravings by Iain Macnab. Near fine in dust-jacket which is slightly foxed.
£70.00
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