(Risbury, Herefordshire): The Whittington Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. 195 pp., many illustrations of all sorts, including wood engravings, line blocks, half-tone plates, typographic specimens, etc.; 4to, half sage green oasis and marbled boards. Together in cloth and boards slipcase with matching folder containing 7 wood engravings by Joan Ellis. Wrapper for the regular edition of Matrix 17 in pocket on rear board. Order form for Matrix 18, Matrix newsletter for 1998, and letterpress announcement of the formation of the Fine Press Book Association laid in. Fine, entirely clean and unworn. Item #23257
Superb showcase for all aspects of the world of fine press printing.See accompanying images for partial list of contributors. Edition of 850 numbered copies (770 in wrappers), this #59 of 80 deluxe copies. John Martin's (Black Sparrow Press) copy with his small exlibris label mounted to pocket on rear board.