London: Printed and Published by the Lanston Monotype Corporation Ltd., 1928. Large fold-out plate showing "A Specimen of the Poliphilus and Blado Types," printed in black and red on laid paper. Very slight fading to spine. A fine copy. With the bookplate of Eric Gill. Laid in is printed card stating: "With the Compliments of Mr. W.I. Burch Managing Director, The Lanston Monotype Corporation…" An old pencil notation on the front pastedown states, "Specially bound copy for Eric Gill." Full reddish-brown polished morocco, single-rule border on both covers, spine ruled in blind with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt, gilt-ruled turn-ins. 6 3/4" x 4." ." vi, , 93,  pp. Item #15757
The text is from the original edition of 1640, with variant readings from the imperfect 1692 edition.