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The Vale Press : Charles Ricketts, a publisher in earnest

Author: Maureen M Watry
Publisher: New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press ; London : British Library, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"As a typographer, publisher, and wood engraver Charles Ricketts (1866-1931) was a versatile and innovative practitioner who exerted a powerful influence on the development of modern book design. The Vale Press is the most extensive account to date of his quest to become "a publisher in earnest"." "Beginning with Ricketts's work as "a designer of books and bindings" for Oscar Wilde, the story of the Vale Press  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
History
Named Person: Charles S Ricketts; Charles S Ricketts
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen M Watry
ISBN: 158456072X 9781584560722 0712347240 9780712347242
OCLC Number: 64300242
Description: xxiv, 266 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Maureen Watry.
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As a typographer, publisher and wood engraver, Charles Ricketts (1866-1931) was a versatile and innovative practitioner who exerted a powerful influence on the development of modern book design. This  Read more...

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