BRITISH MODERN PRESS BOOKS. A Descriptive Check List of Unrecorded Items.
Price: $40.00 USD
Place Published: London
Publisher: Covent Garden Press Ltd
Date Published: 1971
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 310813
First Edition, trade issue. Quarto, green cloth, gilt titles on spine. 306 pp + pp Corrigenda at rear. Covers a trifle soiled, a clean, sound, very good copy.
¶ Identifies hundreds of titles not listed in any other individual press bibliographies. Includes biographical sketches of each press, followed by descriptions of the books produced. 96 Preivate Presses are listed: Arden Press, Baynard, Blackamore, Cayme, Curwen, Dropmore, Egoist, Essex House, Fanfrolico, Fortune, Golden Cockerel, Gregynog, Haslewood, Mandrake, Nonesuch, Pear Tree, Pelican, Riccardi, Shakespeare Head, Unicorn, etc. A revised edition covering a few more Presses was issued in 1975.