(Risbury, Herefordshire): The Whittington Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. (211) pp., many illustrations of all sorts, including wood engravings, line blocks, half-tone plates, typographic specimens, etc.; 4to, russet oasis and marbled boards. Together in cloth and boards slipcase with 3 wood-engravings by Rachel Reckitt with descriptive text by John Randle bound in lavender wapppers. Wrapper for the regular edition of Matrix 26 and linocut print by John Smith "Whittington Show" (signd and numbered 48/80) in pocket on rear board. Prospectus/order form for Matrix 27 laid in. Fine, entirely clean and unworn. Item #23266
Superb showcase for all aspects of the world of fine press printing. Edition of 760 numbered copies (680 in wrappers), this #48 of 80 deluxe copies. John Martin's (Black Sparrow Press) copy with his small exlibris label mounted to pocket on rear board.