Book #46494

English Printed Books

Francis Meynell, W. J. Turner
English Printed Books. Francis Meynell, W. J. Turner.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket
Edition: Second Edition
Size: 8vo
Publisher: London: Collins, 1948.

Second edition in Good condition with cracked spine, significant rubbing, previous owner's initials to front flyleaf, lightly toned end papers, etc., in alike dust-wrapper with sunning, edgewear, chipping, rubbing and tearing. A Good only copy. Eight color plates and 21 B & W illustrations.

Sir Francis Meynell, poet, typographer and founder of the Nonesuch Press, was the authority on British book production for the first three-quarters of the twentieth century. This book is a brief introduction to typography, particularly as it pertains to the English printed book; Britain in Pictures; B & W and Color Illustrations; 48 pages.

Price: $15.00