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Title: Printing with the Handpress
Description: New York, Cincinnati, Toronto, London, Melbourne, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company. 1969. Cloth, Quarto. Ill.: Victor A. Seward. This book was first issued in a limited edition of 140 copies, which were printed on a Columbian handpress at the Allen Press. The present edition was offset from proofs of the limited edition. The typeface is Romanee, designed by J.Van Krimpen for Joh.Enschaede en Zonen. The illustrations are by Victor A. Seward. Mallette Dean engraved on wood the pressmark which appears on the final page, and he also engraved the decoration of the hand, which is based on a fifteenth-century woodcut. 75 pages plus index. Brown cloth with decoration of a hand on front and blck lettering on spine. Library marks in white on spine and 3 library stamps on prelims and one in lower margin of page15. Spine ends slightly rubbed. Dustwrapper, now in protective cover, has tears resulting in some loss to top and there are library labels on lower 3 inches of spine. Very Good Ex.lib./Good Ex. Lib.

Keywords: Victor A. Seward

Price: GBP 50.00 = appr. US$ 71.40 Seller: Bookcase
- Book number: 33880

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