(Corvinus Press.)


Pale Blue Nightgown by Louis Golding, Honour by Richard Findlay, Coming to Tea & While the Going is Good by L.A.G. Strong.

Description: 9/[40] COPIES on handmade Goldflake paper using Centaur, Corvinus, Treyford, Ratio Latein and Koch Antiqua types, pp. [113], 8vo, original quarter white buckram, fawn boards patterned with green and gold fern and star design, Press device in gilt to cloth of upper board, backstrip lettered in gilt, light spotting to cloth, t.e.g., others untrimmed, original glassine jacket now frayed with some loss, very good

Publication Details: The Corvinus Press, 1936

Notes: The first of the Press's Christmas books, distributed by Lord Carlow as a Christmas and New Year gift - each copy with the recipient designated in the printer's hand, this copy being for 'Mr. Wells' with an additional message 'late but, I hope, better than never'. Wells was Carlow's contact at Printing Craft Ltd, and found for him his first press-man, G.J. Bolwell - afterwards supplying the Corvinus Press with paper. The contents are a reprint of three volumes published by the Corvinus Press during 1936....more

Bibliography: (Nash & Flavell 8)

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Price: £500

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1936

Stock Number: 65567

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