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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT. DESIGNER'S ARCHIVE for the publication of this book along with a rather lengthy correspondence with a collector about the Limited Editions Club and other publishers
Oxford Limited Editions Club 1977 The designer John Dreyfus's archive of materials relating to the design of THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT published by the Limited Editions Club. In addition to sample pages, proof sheets, and other materials, there is extensive correspondence with various people connected to the book's publication: binder, printer, publisher, and with many letters from Leo Wyatt who provided wood-engraved decorations. In addition there is later correspondence of 15 or so letters with a collector about a variety of issues, mostly about Dreyfus's book HISTORY OF THE NONESUCH PRESS and, interestingly, much about dark doings at the Limited Editions Club. Also included is a copy of the book, quarto (8-3/4" x 12") bound in quarter black cowhide and boards covered with Cockerel handmade marbled paper; 98 pages folded double in the Japanese style. Printed on Abbey Mills paper made by Grosvenor Chater at their mill in North Wales. Designed by John Dreyfus. Commentaries and introduction by Roman Greer; wood-engraved decorations on the title page and title panels by Leo Wyatt. Issued unsigned in an edition of 1600 copies. Both archive and book Fine
      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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