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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The Stanbrook Abbey Press, 1956-1990, 1992


David Butcher spent a decade visiting Dame Hildelith Cumming at Stanbrook Abbey, meticulously recording her comments on the books printed at the Press, and sorting out with her spare leaves and ephemera we could include with the special copies of our bibliography.

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Midwinter, 2012


Miriam Macgregor’s Midwinter captures the moment when the Cotwolds were covered briefly in deep snow, and the familiar scenes around her became a fairytale landscape.

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The Diary of a Land Girl, 1939-1945, 2002


When Gwenda Morgan died in 1995, we found she had kept a diary of the years she had worked as a Land Girl in and around Petworth, where she spent all her life.

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A Bibliography of the St Dominic’s Press, 1995


The comprehensive bibliography of one of the most inspirational small presses of the twentieth century, assembled by Michael Taylor, carrying on from where Fr Brocard Sewell (who had been apprenticed at St Dominic’s, and contributes an introduction) left off.

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Edward Gordon Craig: the Last Eight Years 1958-1966, 1983


These letters from Ellen Craig, Edward Gorgon Craig’s sister, were written to her brother from France, where she was looking after her increasingly demanding and eccentric father. ‘Papa really is as strong as a horse – when he goes out

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Lost and Found, 2010


1 of 55 special copies in half-leather. When Rachel Reckitt was commissioned by Paul Elek to illustrate The Mill on the Floss just after the war, she decided, owing to the scarcity of boxwood, to cut in half a series

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Mattioli’s Herbal, 2003


1 of 50 copies in half leather. John Bidwell’s commentary on the remarkable woodblock of Asarum from Mattioli’s Herbal of 1562 in the collection of the Morgan Library in New York. A proof from the block is included with each

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