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Creator:
Butcher, David, 1945-, author.
Title(s):

The Whittington Press : a bibliography 1982-93 / compiled by David Butcher ; with an introduction and notes by John Randle.

Published/Created:
Risbury, Leominster, Herefordshire : Printed and published by The Whittington Press, Lower Marston Farm, [1996]
©1996.
Physical Description:
[8], 179, [3] pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 35 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z232.W45 B87 1996+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Peter Stansky, Yale BA 1953
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes indexes.
"The frontispiece shows a selection of books printed at the Press, 1982-93."--Title page verso.
"The wood-engraving on the title-page is by Miriam Macgregor."--Title page verso.
"The photographs of the interior of the Press between pp. 6-7 were taken by Ski Harrison, and the wood-engraving on p. 85 (Printed from a line block) is by Peter Forster."--Title page verso.
“This edition of 380 copies is keyboarded & cast at Whittington in 11, 12 and 18 point Caslon, and printed on Zerkall mould-made papers. The engravings are printed from the wood, & the tritone plates are printed by CTD Printers. The 136 leather & quarter-vellum copies each contain a set of tipped in specimen pages, mostly from the original printing. Bound by The Fine Bindery, with papers marbled by Rebecca Gryspeerdt. 28 copies (i-xxviii) are bound in inlaid leathers to a design by Miriam Macgregor, with a separate portfolio of Press ephemera. 28 copies (I-XXVIII) are bound in full Oasis leather with Whittington marbled endpapers, with a separate portfolio of Press ephemera. 80 copies (1-80) are quarter-bound in vellum and Whittington marbled sides. 244 copies (1-244 without the tipped in specimen pages) are quarter bound in buckram with pochoir sides to a design by Miriam Macgregor. The willow tree outside the Press in Miriam Macgregor's engraving also suggested the cover designs of the inlaid leather and quarter-buckram copies."--Colophon.
SML,AOB: Copy no. 46.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 127 of the sequence of 244 copies without the tipped in specimen pages; in original slip-case.
Subject Terms:
Whittington Press -- Bibliography.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1996.
Contributors:
Randle, John, writer of introduction.
Macgregor, Miriam, wood engraver.
Harrison, Ski, photographer.
Forster, Peter, 1934-, wood engraver.
Whittington Press, publisher.
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