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Reminiscences of an amateur book-builder / Alfred W Pollard
Oxford : Printed for 'The Colophon' at the University Press by J. Johnson, printer to the University, [1930] - Good copy in the original paper-covered boards with title-plate mounted to front board. Damp staining to front and rear boards, with slight warping as a result. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dulled and dust-toned as with age. Light damp stain also evident in page margins - text unaffected. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight and strong. Copy previously owned by Vivian Ridler with his uninked embossed address stamp to front free endpaper. Vivian Ridler, CBE (2 October 1913-11 January 2009), ex-Faber executive was also a printer, typographer and scholar in Britain. He was Printer to the University of Oxford at Oxford University Press from 1958 until his retirement in 1978; and also established his own Perpetua Press. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description.: [14]p : 1facsim ; 27 cm. Subject: Printing - Great Britain - History. Printers - Great Britain. Books - Format. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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