(Risbury, Herefordshire): The Whittington Press, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. 198 pp., many illustrations of all sorts, including wood engravings, line blocks, half-tone plates, typographic specimens, etc.; 4to, half red oasis and marbled boards. Together in cloth and boards slipcase with sewn pamphlet "Images from the Sculptures of Kilpeck" engraved by Reg Boulton. Quarto, red wrappers, edition of 85 signed copies. Wrapper for the regular edition of Matrix 22 in pocket on rear board. Prospectus for Matrix 23 laid in, along with a handwritten note to John Martin on Bertram Rota's stationary. Fine, entirely clean and unworn. Item #23262
Superb showcase for all aspects of the world of fine press printing.See accompanying images for list of contributors. Edition of 825 numbered copies (740 in wrappers), this #36 of 85 deluxe copies. John Martin's (Black Sparrow Press) copy with his small exlibris label mounted to pocket on rear board.