By: Sollitt, Betty and Ralph

Price: $24.94

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Stiff gray wrappers with decorative device of front printed in red. Owner's name. A beautifully produced pamphlet describing the establishment of the Redcoat Press and selection of its printers mark. Set in English Caslon Old Face by Betty and Ralph Sollitt as a keepsake for their friends. One hundred and fifty copies printed at The Redcoat Press in May 1940. The printer's mark drawn after the silhouette reproduced on the opening page of this keepsake by Fred Farrar. A scarce inaugural item from this small press. OCLC: 1201597; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.


Author Name: Sollitt, Betty and Ralph

Categories: Books on Books, Fine Press,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Westport, CT, The Redcoat Press: 1940

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Size: 16mo

Seller ID: 36998

Keywords: The Redcoat Press Small Press Private Presses Printers and Printing History