British Private Press Prospectuses, 1891-2001



Lower Marston: the Whittington Press, 2001.

By David Butcher. The long awaited account of the prospectuses issued by British private presses tracing the development of 21 Presses during the twentieth century. One of 50 special copies (Edition B) bound in half leather and accompanied by a portfolio of 50 original prospectuses and catalogues. Set in Poliphilus type and printed on Zerkall mould-made paper. Total edition of 350 copies. 11 X 8 ins. 160 pp. Half bound in leather with decorated paper covered boards. 7 examples of prospectuses printed or tipped-in throughout the text. Portfolio holds twenty original prospectuses or catalogues from presses ranging from Golden Cockerel to Gwasg Gregynog. Fully subscribed before publication. As new in special stepped slip case.

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