Three Essays: I. Book Buying—II. Book Binding—III. The Office of Literature

Three Essays: I. Book Buying—II. Book Binding—III. The Office of Literature

Augustine Birrell, Hammersmith, England, 1924

Description

The sixth and concluding item of the printers’ series.

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1925)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Author
Augustine Birrell
Size
8.25 x 11.5 inches
Pages
xxvi
Quantity printed
300 (copies for members only)
Typeface
Goudy Newstyle
Typesetter
Mrs. Goudy (hand-set)
Printers
Frederic Goudy at the Village Press (Marlborough-on-the-Hudson, New York), Bertha Goudy at the Village Press (Marlborough-on-the-Hudson, New York)
Printing method
item was printed on the Albion hand-press (used by William Morris), at the Kelmscott Press
Paper
Grolier hand-made paper
Binding
paper boards, cloth back, paper label on side
Publisher
The Grolier Club
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