SEVEN ACRES PRESS

£750.00

The Antiquary: A Poem Written in Waterperry Church and Decorated with Designs from the Glass of its Ancient Windows.

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Long Crendon: the Seven Acres Press, 1933.

Written, designed, illustrated, printed and bound by Lloyd Haberly. Number 77 of 100 copies only set in Caslon type. Slim small folio. 11.5 x 7.5 ins. Hand-bound in full orange morocco tooled in blind and gilt with inset medallion by Lloyd Haberly. Five hand-coloured wood engravings, 3 full page, depicting the ancient stained glass windows of Waterperry Church (1220). Lloyd Haberly, an American Rhodes Scholar who attended Oxford University to study Law, remained in England and founded the Seven Acres Press in a printing house which he designed and built on an estate in Long Crendon. He later acted as Controller of the Gregynog Press during which time he oversaw the production of ” Eros & Psyche”, ” Anne Boleyn”, ” The Star of Seville”, “Cyrupaedia” and “The Story of a Red Deer”. He then returned to America where he continued to design, illustrate and bind limited edition books while teaching International Law at Farleigh Dickinson University. A near fine copy in matching buckram covered slipcase.

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