Notes on the History of the Elston Press. Herbert Johnson.
Notes on the History of the Elston Press.

Notes on the History of the Elston Press. Of Clarke Conwell & Helen Marguerite O'Kane 1900-1905.

Wilmington, 1997. 7 1/2 x 11. xvi, 17-127, (1) pages, 16 plates. Quarter morocco and cloth. Fine. Item #16939

One of 50 specially bound (of 225). Herbert Johnson's long awaited history, appraisal, and bibliography of the Elston Press. A well researched (and produced) study, balanced between the press work of Conwell and O'Kane's illustrations and decorations. This fine turn-of-the century American press came closest to William Morris' ideals. Printed by the Bixlers.

Price: $345.00

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