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The revival of printing : a bibliographical catalogue of works issued by the chief modern English presses / with an introduction by Robert Steele.

Other records:
Publication:
Published at St. Martin's Street, London : By Macmillan & Co. Ltd., and Philip Lee Warner, publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., MDCCCCXII [1912]
Series:
Riccardi Press books.
The Riccardi Press books
Format/Description:
Book
xxxiii, 89 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : facsimiles ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Privately printed books -- Bibliography.
Private presses -- Bibliography.
Printing -- Great Britain -- History.
Fine books -- Great Britain -- Bibliography.
Great Britain -- Imprints.
Daniel Press -- Bibliography.
Kelmscott Press -- Bibliography.
Vale Press -- Bibliography.
Eragny Press -- Bibliography.
Ashendene Press -- Bibliography.
Essex House Press -- Bibliography.
Doves Press -- Bibliography.
Cuala Press -- Bibliography.
Dun Emer Press -- Bibliography.
Merrymount Press -- Bibliography.
Florence Press -- Bibliography.
Riccardi Press -- Bibliography.
Ashendene Press
Cuala Press
Daniel Press
Doves Press
Dun Emer Press
Eragny Press
Essex House Press
Florence Press
Kelmscott Press
Merrymount Press
Riccardi Press
Vale Press
Fine books.
Printing.
Private presses
Privately printed books.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Bibliographies.
Bibliography.
History.
Bibliographies.
Typefaces (Type evidence) -- Riccardi Press.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Contents:
The revival of printing, by Robert Steele
The Daniel Press
Preliminary essays of William Morris
The Kelmscott Press
Preliminary essays of C.S. Ricketts
The Vale Press
The Eragny Press
The Ashendene Press
The Essex House Press
The Doves Press
The Cuala Press, formerly the Dun Emer Press
The Cambridge type
The Merrymount Press, Boston, U.S.A.
The Florence Press
The Riccardi Press
Mr. Proctor's Greek type.
Notes:
Imprint from colophon.
"Here ends The revival of printing ... edited by Robert Steele, imprinted in the Riccardi Press fount by Charles T. Jacobi, with facsimiles of the types employed by other presses."--Colophon.
"Of this book have been printed on antique laid rag paper 350 copies of which 315 are for sale. Also upon vellum 12 copies, of which 10 are for sale. Paper copy no. ..."--Leaf before half-title.
"The volume is published--though, in point of time, tardily--in connection with the Medici society's exhibition of modern printing, held at its galleries in October 1911"--Page xi.
Local notes:
RBC copy is no. 350 of a limited edition of 350 copies on antique laid rag paper, the copy number supplied in ms. Cf. limitation statement.
RBC copy has ms. note in pencil on p. 37.
RBC copy is gift of Alan and Lois Fern, 2016, with monogram stamp ("amf") of Alan Fern on front free endpaper and postcard from A.N.L. Munby to Alan Fern dated 2 July 1955 laid in.
RBC copy has illustrated bookplate of Gwendolen Jefferson on front pastedown.
RBC copy has two printed paper slips ("THE REVIVAL OF PRINTING" and "THE REVIVAL OF PRINTING: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOG OF WORKS ISSUED BY THE CHIEF MODERN ENGLISH PRESSES. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT STEELE") tipped in before colophon.
RBC copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Fern, Alan Maxwell, 1930- (donor) (inscription) (stamp) (RBC copy)
Fern, Lois, 1934- (donor) (RBC copy)
Munby, A. N. L. (Alan Noel Latimer), 1913-1974 (autograph) (RBC copy)
Jefferson, Gwendolen (bookplate) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
1912
Contributor:
Steele, Robert, 1860-1944, editor.
Jacobi, Charles Thomas, 1853-1933, printer.
OCLC:
6714494
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