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MATRIX 12. A Review for Printers and Bibliophiles. Number 12. Winter 1992

by Randle, John and Rosalind (Editors)

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Herefordshire: Whittington Press, 1992. An edition of 925 copies of which 825 were bound in soft cover, as is this one. Quarto (28.3 cm x 19.5 cm), pp. [v], 222, Plus a profusion of inserted plates: tipped-in frontispiece photo of William Morris at Kelmscott House - previously unpublished; tipped-in plates and photos; inserted photos; tipped-in samples of Chinese prayer sheets, paper, Chinese ceremonial papers, thank you card with wood engraving; 8-page insert, with engraved illustrations of "American Iron Hand Presses"; tipped-in bookplate printed by Sebastian Carter; 4-page insert of "The Types of Jan van Krimpen"; tipped-in facsimile of an 1708 advert using Union Pearl type for the first time; tipped-in Japanese papers; tipped-in music score; inserted colour-leaf from "A Gallery of Greetings" (Victorian greeting cards); line-art; book illustrations. Loosely inserted are adverts for Matrix 13, and Matrix 2 reprint. Bound in stiff paper-covered boards from a pattern made from a wood-engraving by Miriam Macgregor, and the wood-engraving on the dust jacket is by John DePol. As New copy, stored in the original wrapping paper (never seen the light of day!) Contents include: The Library of Emery Walker by William S. Peterson; The Fleece Press by Simon Lawrence; Memories of Paul and John Nash by Ronald Blythe; Eric Gill and the Mantle of William Morris by Fiona MacCarthy; Wrenching Times - Memories of Gregynog by Gaylord Schanilec; Ceremonial Papers of the Chinese, Part One by Roderick Cave; 'A Nice Young Man' - Viscount Carlow and the Corvinus Press by A.J. Flavell and Paul W. Nash; The Gutenberg Exhibition at Cambridge, 1940 by Brooke Crutchley; Dennis Cohen and The Cresset Press by John Dreyful; Harry Gage-Cole, Pressman, 1877-1943 by L.M. Newman; American Iron Hand Presses by John Randle; Reynolds' Janitor by James Stourton; The Types of Jan van Krimpen by Sebastian Carter; The Origins of Union Pearl by John A. Lane; Chiyogami by Tanya Schmoller; The Cossar Press by Bernard J. Seward; False Starts and an Altercation of Irishmen by Roderick Cave; The Colum Cille Irish Type by Dermot McGuinne; The Bibliography of The Saint Dominic's Press by Michael Taylor; Fairfax Hall and The Stourton Press by James Stourton; The Impossible Takes Longer - Compiling a Bibliography of The Stanbrook Abbey Press by David Butcher; Private Press Books 1991: a Review by David Chambers; Gogmagog and Morris Cox by Roderick Cave; Journeyman by Walter Partridge; Punchcutting by Hand: a Postscript by Steven Tuohy; Chris Skelton and Alan Hancox by John Randle; Book Reviews; and Appendices: Books Printed by, or for, The Corvinus Press, and Addenda to 'Twentieth-Century Punchcutters'. . Limited Edition. Soft Cover with Dust Wrapper.


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