A Miscellany of Type Compiled at Whittington.
[ Whittington Press. Randle, John, compiler ].

[Andoversford, Gloucester: Whittington Press, 1990]. One of fifty-five copies of this special edition, out of a total edition of 530 copies Printed on Zerkall mould-made paper in a variety of faces and colors. Displays over twenty types. Woodcut illustrations by Richard Kennedy, Miriam Macgregor, Gwenda Morgan, Hellmuth Weissenborn and others. Three tipped in handmade paper samples. A few minor spots to spines, otherwise a fine copy in slipcase. Quarter-bound in Nigerian Goatskin over patterned boards. This is one of fifty-five copies in this special binding, containing a separate portfolio of broadsides of types and ornaments. Quarto. [12], 125, [3] pp. (Item ID: 14437)

$2,500.00

The broadsides include items from the Press’s collection of handmade papers acquired from the Oxford University Press, and four items assembled by Erik Voss. They include marbled paper samples for the Press of Colleen Gryspeerdt a hand-colored illustration by Carmen Voss, a signed Miriam Macgregor wood-engraving, and three blocks designed for Richard Kennedy’s A Boy a the Hogarth Press, which are printed here for the first time.

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