MATRIX 12: A Review for Printers and Bibliophiles. Number Twelve, Winter 1992. (Deluxe Edition).
(Risbury, Herefordshire): The Whittington Press, 1992). First edition. Hardcover. 222 pp., many illustrations, including wood engravings, line blocks, half-tone plates, typographic specimens, broadsheets, etc.; 4to, half blue morocco and marbled boards. Together in a slipcase with a decorative card folder housing 5 samples of Chinese ceremonial papers and a page from a modern printing of the T'ung Shu, the imperial almanac. Wrapper for the regular edition of Matrix 12 in pocket on rear board. Order forms for Matrix 13 and reprint edition of Matrix 2 laid in. Spine slightly darkened, faint offsetting from leather to card covers of folder, else fine. Item #23109
Superb showcase for all aspects of the world of fine press printing. Contributors to this number include John Dreyfus, Roderick Cave, Gaylord Schanilec, Fiona McCarthy, et al. Edition of 925 numbered copies (825 in wrappers), this #8 of 100 deluxe copies. John Martin's (Black Sparrow Press) copy with his small exlibris label mounted to pocket on rear board.