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Cobden-Sanderson and the Doves Press : the history of the press and the story of its types

Author: John Henry NashAlfred W PollardEdward JohnstonBruce RogersT J Cobden-SandersonAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco : John Henry Nash, 1929.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
History
Prospectuses
Imprints
Named Person: T J Cobden-Sanderson; John Henry Nash; George Watson Cole; T J Cobden-Sanderson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Henry Nash; Alfred W Pollard; Edward Johnston; Bruce Rogers; T J Cobden-Sanderson; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 686477
Notes: "Edition of 339 numbered copies"--Colophon.
COLOPHON: John Henry Nash certifies that this copy of Cobden-Sanderson and the Doves Press is one of an edition of 339 numbered copies. The type used is Cloister Lightface, a recutting of Nicolas Jenson's Roman Letter, by Morris Fuller Benton, who also cut the accompanying Italic. Inserted in each copy is a leaf of Doves Press printing, twenty-seven of which are vellum.
LC has copy no. 161.
Description: xviii, 35 pages : 1 sample ; 32 cm
Contents: A note by the printer / John Henry Nash --
The ideal book / T.J. Cobden-Sanderson --
The Doves Press / Alfred W. Pollard --
On a master craftsman by a scribe who worked for him / by Edward Johnston --
A list of the Doves Press printings.
Responsibility: told by Alfred W. Pollard ; the character of the man set forth by his faithful scribe Edward Johnston with the ideal book or book beautiful by Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson and a list of the Doves Press printings.

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