Printing at the University Press, Oxford, 1660-1780: I. Resources: Premises, People, & Paper; II. Resources: Type; III. Process.

(Old School Press.) OULD (Martyn)

Printing at the University Press, Oxford, 1660-1780: I. Resources: Premises, People, & Paper; II. Resources: Type; III. Process.

Complete in 3 Vols.

Description: XXIII/50 COPIES (from an edition of 250 copies) signed beneath the colophon by the printer, printed on Mohawk Superfine paper, colour-printed plan tipped into first volume, photographic reproductions of documents and materials, those to first volume tipped in, pp. 153; 153; 194, 4to, original quarter chocolate brown morocco with sides of paper marbled by Jemma Lewis, prospectuses and press slips laid in at front, these deluxe copies each accompanied by an additional volume as listed below, the respective pairings together in brown cloth slipcase with printed label, fine

Publication Details: Seaton: The Old School Press, 2015- 2019

Notes: A handsome and scholarly production, these deluxe copies with very worthwhile additional material, not least the 12 original leaves accompanying the second volume: - Volume I, Correspondence on Paper: Letters to Thomas Yate from the London paper wholesalers Alexander Merreall, William Carbonnel, and Thomas Papillon & Edmund Harrison in the 1670s. Edited with an introduction by Martyn Ould. Seaton: The Old School Press, 2013, XXIII/50 COPIES, printed on Rives paper, pp. 38, 4to, full brown cloth - Volume II, Leaves from the Learned Press: A Selection of Leaves from Books printed at the Learn...more

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Price: £800

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 2019

Stock Number: 69951

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