Centaur 22 on 18pt Bible Italic


Centaur, originally designed by Bruce Rogers and hand-cut in 1915 for casting into case, was redrawn for Monotype and reissued in 1929. It was first used by Rogers for his Oxford Lecturn Bible, described by Stanley Morison as the ‘most

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Caslon 24pt lower case only


‘Why are William Caslon’s types so excellent and so famous? To explain this & make it really clear . . .

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Caslon 12-point extra sorts fount


‘Why are William Caslon’s types so excellent and so famous? To explain this & make it really clear . . .

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Old Style (series 2) 12pt


A half strength jobbing fount of Monotype 12-point Old Style cast at the Whittington Press. This fount weighs 1.6kg and contains all the f ligatures, punctuation & figures. The photograph shows the contents of the pack. Old style was originally cut by

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Caslon 22 on 24pt Italic


‘Why are William Caslon’s types so excellent and so famous? To explain this & make it really clear . . .

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Caslon 22 on 24pt Roman


‘Why are William Caslon’s types so excellent and so famous? To explain this & make it really clear . . .

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Grot 215, 215 italic and 216


A quarter strength jobbing fount of 9 on 11-point Monotype Grotesque 215 and 216 with 215 italic. This is a rare opportunity to combine three variations of the now fashionable Grots. As pictured, the fount includes u&lc, and all the figures,

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Modern Series 1, 14-point


A quarter strength jobbing fount of Monotype 14-point Modern Series 1 letterpress type cast at the Whittington Press. This fount weighs 3kg and contains roman, italics, small caps, punctuation and figures. Also included are all the f ligatures and some

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Modern Series 1, 11 on 12-point


A quarter strength jobbing fount of Monotype 11 on 12-point Modern Series 1 letterpress type cast at the Whittington Press. This fount weighs around 2.5 kg and contains roman, italics, small caps, punctuation and figures. Also included are all the

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The Whittington Press, A Bibliography 1982-1993, 1996


1 of 28 special copies in full leather. This is the second, and so far the latest, volume of the Press’s bibliography. It was a decade in which the Press consolidated its activities to date and, taking advantage of having

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The Phoenix, 2005


In 2002 Brian Hanscomb’s studio was tragically destroyed by fire, everything went including many of the copper engravings, and the nineteenth-century paper we had sent him for our next book. The Phoenix is a celebration of the rebuilt studio, and includes those images which could be repaired, as well as new ones, accompanied by Brian’s haiku.

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Chinese Ceremonial Papers, 2002


1 of 50 special copies in half-leather, with an additional volume of rarer examples. Roderick Cave spent much of his working life in the Far East, and spent many hours scouring the Chinatowns for examples of traditional ceremonial papers, those

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