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Flint, W. Russell (William Russell), Sir, 1880–1969
Minxes admonished, or, Beauty reproved : an album of deplorable caprices / faithfully narrated & modestly embellished by William Russell Flint
Additional Title(s):
Beauty reproved
London : The Golden Cockerel Press, MCMLV [1955]
London : John Roberts Press, 1955.
Physical Description:
[13],16-123, [5] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1115.F55 A46 1955+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"This book has been printed in Great Britain and published for subscribers by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, 123 New Bond Street, London, W.1. It has been designed and supervised throughout by Sir William Russell Flint, R.A. The water-colour paintings and the crayon drawings have been reproduced in photo-gravure by Bemrose and Sons of Derby, and have copper plates from which they were printed have been destroyed. The text in Pastonchi type, has been set and printed by the John Roberts Press, London. The edition is limited to 550 numbered copies. Numbers 1-150 have been bound in scarlet morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, and are accompanied by eight extra plates. Numbers 151-550 have been bound in quarter morocco by Mansell."--Colophon.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 6 of a limited edition of 550 copies; signed by the author. One of 150 bound copies in scarlet morocco. The eight extra plates are lacking (?).
Subject Terms:
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Women in art.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Photomechanical prints -- 1955.
Sandford, Christopher, printer.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
John Roberts Press, printer.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.
Mansell (Firm), binder.

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