Song and Words: History of the Curwen Press

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Near fine cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Copy previously owned by Vivian Ridler with his uninked embossed personalised 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. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Description: 261 p. illus. (part col.) 26 cm. Subject: Curwen Press. Small presses -- England -- London -- History. Printing -- England -- London -- History.

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