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												Stanley Morison And Eric Gill 1925-1933 : Douglas Cleverdon’s Personal Copy Presented To Him On His 80th… by  Douglas Cleverdon
	 - First UK Edition
			 - 1983
		 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 2222322244938)

Stanley Morison And Eric Gill 1925-1933 : Douglas Cleverdon’s Personal Copy Presented To Him On His 80th Birthday : Bound By Sangorski & Sutcliffe : With Related Ephemera

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Stanley Morison And Eric Gill 1925-1933 : Douglas Cleverdon’s Personal Copy Presented To Him On His 80th Birthday : Bound By Sangorski & Sutcliffe : With Related Ephemera

by Cleverdon, Douglas

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

The sole UK printing privately printed (at Rampant Lions Press) in 1983, as a surprise 80th birthday tribute to Douglas Cleverdon. This is number '1' of only 230 copies printed for subscribers and well wishers only, who are all listed. This copy is number '1' as it was presented to Douglas Cleverdon on the evening of a memorable Party at Carlton House Terrace, London. It bears a fine calligraphic inscription : 'Very many happy returns Douglas from your friends within. January 17th 1983'. It is fully bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in brown leather, with gilt borders and 'DC' in gilt in a roundel to the front. Marbled end-papers and presented in a matching, fleece lined box. The BOOK is in Fine condition. The other copies from this edition were bound in wrappered card covers. Loosely inserted are the original subscription form, the invitation to the party, Douglas Cleverdon's printed thank you letter, the memorial address by John Wells for Cleverdon's funeral in 1987, an obituary, and a copy of Will Carter's design for a gravestone at Highgate Cemetery. Also included is the order of service and obituary etc for Nest Cleverdon (Douglas' wife). A uniquely special copy. More images on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
2222322244938
Title
Stanley Morison And Eric Gill 1925-1933 : Douglas Cleverdon’s Personal Copy Presented To Him On His 80th Birthday : Bound By Sangorski & Sutcliffe : With Related Ephemera
Author
Cleverdon, Douglas
Format/binding
Unique Copy
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Privately printed (at Rampant Lions Press)
Place of Publication
UK
Date Published
1983
Keywords
Carter, Cleverdon, Gill, Morison, Rampant, Sangorski

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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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