Seller
Your price
£75.00
Out of Stock

The Doves Press

By (author) Marianne Tidcombe
Format: Hardback
Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division, London, United Kingdom
Published: 1st Mar 2003
Dimensions: w 219mm h 276mm
ISBN-10: 0712347089
ISBN-13: 9780712347082
Barcode No: 9780712347082
Synopsis
The books of the Doves Press formed a key stage in the development of modern book design. This text offers a full account of the first and most famous private press of the 20th century. Cobden-Sanderson's stormy partnership with Emery Walker is recounted, including the final episode when Cobden-Sanderson threw the Doves type into the River Thames to prevent it going to Walker after his death. A full bibliography of the books and papers printed at the Doves Press is included, as well as a list of all the ephemeral items.

New & Used

Seller Information Condition Price
-New
Out of Stock

What Reviewers Are Saying

Be the first to review this item. Submit your review now