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A history of the Nonesuch Press

Author: John Dreyfus; Geoffrey Keynes; David McKitterick; Simon Rendall
Publisher: London : Nonesuch Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dreyfus; Geoffrey Keynes; David McKitterick; Simon Rendall
ISBN: 0370303970 9780370303970
OCLC Number: 7962357
Notes: Issued in dust-jacket
"Printed in Great Britain at the University Press, Cambridge for The Nonesuch Press Ltd and distrubted by The Bodley Head Ltd"--Title page verso.
History set in Monotype Barbou; Catalogue set in Monotype Fournier"--Title page verso.
Preface by John Dreyfus on pages ix-x.
"Descriptive catalogue of the books & prospectuses": p. [169]-276.
"Consists of 950 numbered copies ... set, printed & bound at the University Press, Cambridge on paper specially made at the Dalmore Mill of William Sommerville, Edinburgh"--Colophon.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 319 pages : illustrations, facsimiles (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Before Nonesuch: Francis Meynell and the typographical background --
Nonesuch in the twenties --
Nonesuch in the Depression --
Macy's Nonesuch 1936-1952 --
Post-war Nonesuch --
Design and production --
Publishing achievements --
Descriptive catalogue --
Appendixes: Nonesuch devices ; Analysis of Nonesuch accounts 1928-1936 ; Printers of books designed by Francis Meynell.
Responsibility: by John Dreyfus ; with an introduction by Geoffrey Keynes & a descriptive catalogue by David McKitterick, Simon Rendall & John Dreyfus.

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