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[Grenfell Press]
THE GRENFELL PRESS TYPEFACES &C
New York: In Association with The X Press, 1980. [6],25,[1]pp. Quarto (29.2 x 20.5 cm). Sewn limp linen wrappers, printed paper label, Japanese Tairea endsheets. Illustrations and decorations. Fine. First edition. The first publication to be formally identified as a production of the Grenfell Press, this being copy #60 of a total edition of eighty-five copies printed by hand by Leslie Miller on handmade Milbourne paper on a Vandercook proofing press. Various illustrations, including a drypoint printed on a Wepplo etching press, accompany the display of innovative as well as traditional typographic presentations, all foreshadowing the accomplishments to come. The colophon incorporates a mission statement. Uncommon.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB [United States]
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