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1993 - 1994 Season's Greetings from The Crafts Council.

By: MORTIMER, Ian : Hermann Zapf.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ian Mortimer at I. M. Imprint 1993.:

Seller ID: 9428

Condition: Stiff thick white card folded once to form 4 pages c. 16.5 x 14.5 cms, in fine condition.


Inside page with signed 7 word Seasonal Greeting in an elegant hand. Strikingly printed by Ian Mortimer at his I. M. Imprint press. The front page with the dates 1993 and 1994 deeply impressed in blind using Zapf's Festival Figures - large numerals enclosing floral decoration. The front and rear pages also elegantly printed in Zapf's Optima in red. View more info

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

French Typography 1920 - 1939 : an address given to the 249th meeting of the Double Crown Club by Charles Peignot.

By: PEIGNOT, Charles : Double Crown Club.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club, Lund Humphries and Cambridge University Press 1979.:

Seller ID: 9318

Condition: 2 Folio Pamphlets, each c. 33 x 24 cms. The Address Pamphlet c.pp16 text with type specimen illustrations. The Type Specimen Pamphlet with c.pp12 of type specimen illustrations [plus 1 other loose leaf illustration laid in]. A few trifling marks and/or creases to the white wrappers, else excellent copies of a large and vulnerable pair.


Probably only about 120 copies issued. An unusually large format for a Double Crown Club publication. The pamphlet of type specimens - printed by the Cambridge University Press - shows 20th Century work by Naudin, Carlegle, Girard, the Peignots, Maximilien Vox, Cassandre, Arnoux and Victor Hammer. View more info

Image for Irish Bulls: by P. Grierson.

Irish Bulls: by P. Grierson.

By: RAMPANT LIONS PRESS : Grierson.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Rampant Lions 1938.:

Seller ID: 1875

Condition: Original wrappers with bold woodcut lettering in ochre. Sm.sq.8vo, pp8 stapled into wrappers, as ever staples bit rusty, excellent.


Early title - only the 7th - issued by Will Carter. Amusing short piece on the oddball sayings, a sort of malapropism of ideas, attributed to the Irish : 'In his family it was hereditary to have no children'. View more info

Image for Exalt The Eglantine and other poems. Decorated by Thomas Lowinsky.

Exalt The Eglantine and other poems. Decorated by Thomas Lowinsky.

By: SITWELL, Sacheverell : Thomas Lowinsky.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Curwen Press for Fleuron 1926.:

Seller ID: 7762

Condition: First Edition, striking orange & pink patterned cloth lettered in gilt, decorative blue & black dws. Sq.8vo, c.pp46 uncut, handsome armorial bookplate on endpaper, a little sunned along backstrip of binding & dws, else an excellent copy of a fragile book. With 18 fine drawings by Lowinsky.


350 numbered copies handsomely printed by Curwen on quality paper. Fine series of slightly surreal illustrations in Lowinsky's idiosyncatic and somewhat 'pointilliste' style. View more info

Christmas Card 1992 by Jane Stobart for Lady Patricia Gibberd.

By: STOBART, Jane : Lady Patricia Gibberd.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Jane Stobart 1992.:

Seller ID: 9432

Condition: White card c. 30 x 25 cms with double vertical fold (z-fold) very boldly printed in red and black, in excellent condition.


With seasonal greeting A Very Merry Christmas To You strikingly printed in various large sizes of type in black with large decorative characters printed in red. Reverse with ink-stamped Greetings And Love, Patricia Gibberd, Marsh Lane, Harlow, and with 29-word greeting written by Lady Gibberd. Front of card inscribed in pencil by Jane Stobart : Designed & Printed for Lady Gibberd by Jane Stobart '92. View more info

[Theatre Ephemera relating to the production of] Mnemonic.

By: THEATRE De COMPLICITE : Simon McBurney.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Theatre de Complicite 1999.:

Seller ID: 9426

Condition: Self-sealing plastic bag c. 14 x 12 cms containing a black cotton & silk eye-mask or blindfold together with a large dried leaf. In fine condition.


With printed label reading : 'Theatre de Complicite / mnemonic / Please do not open until instructed. At the end of the performance place your mask and leaf back in this envelope and leave it on your chair. Thank you'. *** Mnemonic, one of Theatre de Complicite's stunning award-winning productions, intertwined the true story of the discovery in the Tyrolean Alps of the preserved remains of a neolithic man with themes of memory, exile and loss. At one point the audience... View more info