THE PELICAN PRESS

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London: the Pelican Press, 1923.

The pioneer work of the Pelican Press concerning printer’s flowers, some tests for types, the points of a well-made book, a glossary of printer’s terms, type specimens and a display of borders and initials. Compiled and for the most part written by Francis Meynell. First edition of this most important and attractive specimen book printed in three colours. 10.5 X 6.75 ins. xlv + 20 specimen pp., 10 border pp., folding title pp. and folding press devices pp. Blue buckram with title on paper spine label. Spine slightly faded but fine.

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