WHITTINGTON PRESS

£120.00

One Rainy Day

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Risbury: the Whittington Press, 2000.

John Randle’s inky introduction to hand-printing at the Marlborough College Press. Number 6 of 40 (150) special copies with, loosely inserted, a signed wood engraving by Miriam Macgregor and an engraving by Edward Walters found discarded at the Press c 1958. Edward Walters was in charge of the Marlborough College Press from 1942 to 1946. Set in 22 & 14 pt. Caslon type and printed at the Whittington Press on Zerkall Rosa paper. 8vo. 8.5 X 6 ins. iv, 6 pp. + Colophon. Bound in boards with Japanese paper wraps. Wood engraved vignette on front cover. Large opening initial by Miriam Macgregor and tail-piece by Edward Walters. A fine copy with Christmas greeting from John and Rose Randle, illustrated with John O’Connor wood engraving, loosely inserted. Paper slipcase.

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