RAVERAT, GWEN

£225.00

The London Bookbinders 1780-1806

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London: the Dropmore Press, 1950.

By Ellic Howe. Number 38 of 250 copies set in 10 pt. Monotype Caslon Old Face type and printed on cream wove paper hand-made by Hodgkinson of Wells. 7.25 X 4.5 ins. viii, 186 pp. Original brown blind-ruled buckram with black morocco title label by the W.H. Smith Craft Bindery. Gilt title on spine. Edges uncut. Full page frontispiece and 8 head-piece wood engravings by Gwen Raverat. Head-pieces printed in brown. A fine unopened copy in original dust-jacket which is complete but with closed tear at bottom of upper cover.

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