BRITISH MODERN PRESS BOOKS. A Descriptive Check List of Unrecorded Items.

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BRITISH MODERN PRESS BOOKS. A Descriptive Check List of Unrecorded Items.
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Place Published: London
Publisher: Covent Garden Press Ltd
Date Published:
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 310813


First Edition, trade issue. Quarto, green cloth, gilt titles on spine. 306 pp + [4]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.

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