WHITTINGTON PRESS (SPECIAL)

£645.00

Ernest Dowson, A Bouquet

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Andoversford: Whittington Press, 1991.

Poems by Ernest Dowson chosen, introduced and with notes by Desmond Flower. Number V of 15 (95) special copies full bound in leather and accompanied by 9 proofs of the Pochoir illustrations each signed by the artist, Miriam Macgregor. Set in 13 pt. Bodoni type and printed on a small stock of Sable and Watt hand-made paper acquired from Oxford University Press. Title page printed in green and black. Signed by Desmond Flower and Miriam Macgregor. 13 X 10 ins. 55 pp. Full bound in green morocco at the Fine Bindery with gilt spine titling. Headbands. 9 hand-stencilled Pochoir illustrations (printed in 2-4 colours) by Miriam Macgregor. The first use of Pochoir by the Whittington Press. A fine copy with proof illustrations in a separate paper covered portfolio. Book and portfolio in matching paper covered slipcase.

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