Omnibus: Instructions for Amateur Papermakers …, Henry Morris, 1967, Fine

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Omnibus: Instructions for Amateur Papermakers with Notes and Observations on Private Presses, Book Printing and Some People Who Are Involved in These Activities Author: Henry Morris Publisher: Bird & Bull Press Release Date: 1967 Seller Category: PRINTING Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Excellent Sku: 01899 Notes: Fine, no. 155 of 500 copies, 8vo, 9 3/4" x 6 1/4." White and orange paper-covered boards backed with brown leather. Gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated emblem of the Bird & Bull Press on front and back. Deckled edges. Covers have minuscule bumping to tips and head and tail of spine, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Pages pristine and intact. Illustrations in black-and-white and color included. Several sample sheets in different colors included. 121 pp., including illustrations and sample sheets. Beautiful fine-press book about papermaking by Henry Morris, the owner of the Bird & Bull Press. Back colophon: "Five hundred copies of this book were printed at the Bird & Bull Press on a variety of hand made papers. The text is printed on Green's hand made 'Bird & Bull' paper; papers made at the Press and at other places are so identified. The text is set in Emerson types and the book was bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. The printing was finished in August, 1967. This is copy number 155." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.