Selections from Phrases & Philosophies for the Use of the Young. A typographic tribute to Oscar Wilde on the 150th anniversary of his birth.
[Archetype Press]. Wilde, Oscar.

Pasadena: Archetype Press, Art College of Design, 2004. One of twenty-six copies, bound and presented in a slipcase for the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. A special edition of twenty-six hardcover copies in a slipcase was also printed for the Clark Library. The total edition consisted of seventy copie Printed letterpress on Vandercook proof presses by students using metal type, wood type, laser-cut masonic blocks, lineoleum blocks, silk screens, and polymer plates. Preface by Bruce Whiteman of the Clark Library of UCLA, which houses the private printing of Wilde’s Phrases and Philosophies (1894), the book to which students referred in completing this book. Fine in fine slipcase. Quarter burgundy morocco over cloth boards, front cover stamped in gilt. Octavo. (Item ID: 15435)


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