Some Books from the Library of George W. Jones formerly at Monkbarns Northwood.
Jones, George W.

[London: Printed by George W. Jones at the Sign of the Dolphin, 1937]. This is a scarce privately printed by Jones, of the Sotheby's catalogue of his library at Monkbarns, the house at Northwood, Middlesex, which he sold in 1936. No limitation is given, but the press run was undoubtedly small and possibly just for friends of Printed in black in 16-pt & 12-pt Linotype Estienne with ATF Civilite headings on fine wove paper. Tory borders in reddish-brown. A fine copy, partially unopened. Presentation copy, inscribed by Jones: "To my dear friend Edward De Witt Taylor with warmest regards; and also with high admiration for his craftsmastership." With the bookplate of Edward DeWitt Taylor, which features a printing press. Quarter vellum over Cockerell marbled paper boards, gilt spine. Folio. . [10], 111, [1], [2, co (Item ID: 15710)


Edward De Witt Taylor (1871-1962) was a printer, etcher, designer, and painter. With Henry Taylor, he established the firm of Taylor & Taylor in San Francisco in 1896. They went into business with John Henry Nash in 1911, forming a partnership called Taylor, Nash & Taylor. While working as a printer, he studied painting under Armin Hansen and Gottardo Piazzoni. During the 1930s he worked for the Federal Art Project.

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