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Curwen Press, A specimen book of types & ornaments in use at the Curwen Press, Plaistow, London, 1928
A specimen book of types & ornaments in use at the Curwen Press, Plaistow, London.
- Additional Title(s):
Specimen book of types and ornaments in use at the Curwen Press
- London : Published for the Curwen Press by The Fleuron Ltd., 1928.
- Physical Description:
- ix, 229,  p.,  folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 31 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Full Orbis Record:
- Includes type specimens, initial letters, borders, printer's flowers, ornaments, head-pieces, vignettes, and one folded leaf of poster type.
Includes work by Paul Nash, Lovat Fraser, Albert Rutherston, and Eric Gill.
Versos of most leaves blank.
Preface signed: O. S. Edited and designed by O. Simon. Cf. H. Simon. Song and words.
"Catalogue raisonné of books printed at the Curwen Press, 1926-27": p. [233-241]
Limited edition of 135 copies.
SML,AOB : Slight variation in imprint.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 86 of a limited edition of 135 copies. Bound in original green cloth, with leather spine label.
- Subject Terms:
- Book ornamentation.Curwen Press.Printers' ornaments -- Specimens.Printing -- Specimens.Type and type-founding -- England -- Specimens.Type ornaments.
- Type specimens.
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