A Miscellany of Type, Compiled at Whittington. Whittington Press.

A Miscellany of Type, Compiled at Whittington.

(Andoversford, 1990). Two volumes. 10 x 14. (vii), 125 pages with illustrations & several tipped-in ornament specimens, printed in black, olive, & citron. Full russet straight-grain morocco by the Fine Bindery with a large inlaid letter "A" that wraps around the spine across the lower cover; suede doublures & leather hinges. A separate portfolio of 12 special items is quarter bound in matching morocco. Both volumes in a cloth slipcase. Fine. Item #16649

No. XIV of 15 copies in the designer binding, with the separate portfolio. The portfolio contains twelve items: a signed Miriam Macgregor wood engraving, 2 large posters (folded), marbled paper specimens, a full sheet (folded) of Kelmscott Primrose paper, several colorful pictures created entirely from printer's ornaments, and a 4to booklet printing four unused illustrations for A Boy at the Hogarth Press. A lovely type specimen, showing some of the larger and less-seen Monotype faces owned by the Press. The texts are extracts from books published by the Press since its beginnings in 1971.

Price: $3,600.00

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