Author:NEWSPAPERS : Ichabod Dawks : Stanley Morison


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Ichabod Dawks & His News-Letter. With an account of the Dawks Family of booksellers & stationers 1635-1731. By Stanley Morison.

By: NEWSPAPERS : Ichabod Dawks : Stanley Morison.

Price: £155.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1931.:

Seller ID: 1871

Condition: Gilt buckram, with striking typographical dustwrappers designed by Morison and with very extensive lettering front and back. Folio, c.pp52 uncut, binding with just a slight marking or fading at one corner, the flimsy dustwrappers with a couple of tiny 'invisible' repairs, an excellent copy of a vulnerable book more often found in poor condition and without the delicate dustwrappers. With 6 tipped-in collotype facsimiles [comprising 13pp total] + 1 other plate + various facsimile illustrations in text.

Scarce book. 500 copies printed by Walter Lewis who took 'extraordinary trouble with the setting of the Dawks type', a typographical invention much admired by Morison. Excellent copy, with the delicate dust wrappers, of a book more usually found in poor condition. View more info