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Paradise Regain'd-Hammersmith:The Doves Press-1905-Extremely RARE-One volume
UK: DOVE, 1905. Paradise Regain'dHammersmith: The Doves Press,Printed in red and black on vellum. Gilt-titled limp vellum by The Doves BinderyThis is a very rare book by The Dove Press. The covers are lumpy but the book is not dampstained.The title is written in gold "Founded by Sir Emery Walker and bookbinder T.J. Cobden-Sanderson in 1900, The Doves Press books with their beautifully cut typography and the spaciousness of the layouts, were a main inspiration for the revival of private-press printing in the 20th century.By 1909, Walker and Cobden-Sanderson were embroiled in a long and bitter dispute involving the rights to the Doves Type as they dissolved their partnership. In the dissolution agreement, all rights to the distinctive typeface were meant to pass to Walker upon the death of Cobden-Sanderson. But on Good Friday of 1913, Cobden-Sanderson destroyed the matrices by casting them off Hammersmith Bridge and into the Thames. He began destroying the types in August of 19. Paradise Regain'd Hammersmith: The Doves Press, Printed in red and black on vellum. Gilt-titled limp vellum by The Doves Bindery This is a very rare book by The Dove Press. The covers are lumpy but the book is not dampstained. The title is written in gold "Founded by Sir Emery Walker and bookbinder T.J. Cobden-Sanderson in 1900, The Doves Press books with their beautifully cut typography and the spaciousness of the layouts, were a main inspiration for the revival of private-press printing in the 20th century. By 1909, Walker and Cobden-Sanderson were embroiled in a long and bitter dispute involving … [Click Below for Full Description]
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