(Risbury, Herefordshire): The Whittington Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. 245 pp., many illustrations of all sorts, including wood engravings, line blocks, half-tone plates, typographic specimens, etc.; 4to, half green oasis and marbled boards. Together in cloth and boards slipcase with a sewn pamphlet with 6 wood engravings by John De Pol in mauve boards folder. Wrapper for the regular edition of Matrix 19 in pocket on rear board. Prospectus for Matrix 20 laid in. Spine somewhat darkened, else fine, entirely clean and unworn. Item #23259
Superb showcase for all aspects of the world of fine press printing.See accompanying images for list of contributors. Edition of 800 numbered copies (720 in wrappers), this #52 of 80 deluxe copies. John Martin's (Black Sparrow Press) copy with his small exlibris label mounted to pocket on rear board.