GEORGE W. JONES: PRINTER LAUREATE.
Wallis, Lawrence W.
The Plough Press, (2005). 6 x 9 and 12 x 9 1/2. 128 pages, well illustrated. Bound by The Fine Bindery in black half leather, Ann Muir marbled paper sides. A separate portfolio contains 8 original samples of Jones' printing, with descriptive leaflet. Fine. (Item ID: 13146)
One of 15 signed & numbered copies. The original leaves (two are single leaves, 3 are multiple leaves) are from The Canterbury Tales, The Georgics of Vergil, Two Centuries of Typefounding, The Pearl, Calendar for the Year 1923. Jones (1860-1942) pioneered the use of Linotype for fine printing, and created distinguished typefaces for linecasting -- Granjon, Estienne, Baskerville, & Georgian.