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Kelly, Jerry (editor)

Published by The Kelly-Winterton Press, Pomona, New York, 2004
From Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB (NEW CASTLE, DE, U.S.A.)

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large 8vo. cloth spine with paper-covered boards. X, 56, (2) pages plus 58 plates with 2 tipped-in original leaves. Printed in an edition limited to 300 copies, this copy containing 2 original leaves and 2 facsimile leaves from Pickering titles (Leaf Book - Chalmers 229). A work highlighting the important role of William Pickering in nineteenth-century publishing. During his lifetime, Pickering published works by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Donne and William Blake. He used as illustrators some of the most skilled men of the past including Dürer and Holbein. With the collaboration of printers like Charles Whittingham, Pickering made ripples in the book design field that are sill being felt today. Joseph Blumenthal explores the many aspect of Pickering's work. While Pickering's design career is expanded upon in an essay by Arthur Warren. The compiler has also included his own essay on the revival of Caslon's types, in which Pickering played a part. This crucial checklist not only delves into the life and work of an extraordinary man, it also provides the most through inventory of Pickering's output to date. Beautifully illustrated in color. Two actual leaves from Pickering originals have been tipped-in. Printed by the Kelly-Winterton Press in Caslon fonts on Teton paper and bound by Judi Consant. cloth spine with paper-covered boards. Bookseller Inventory # 117190

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Publisher: The Kelly-Winterton Press, Pomona, New York

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Leaf Book

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Oak Knoll sells, publishes and distributes books in the fields of: Bibliography, Book Collecting, Book Arts, Books about Children's Books, Book History, Bookplates, Book Trade, Forgery, Censorship, Libraries, Publishing, Bookbinding, Book Design, Book Illustration and Graphic Arts, Marbling, Color Printing, Printing and Printing History, Papermaking and Paper Specimens, Typography and Typeface Specimens, Private Press Books and Fine Printing. Oak Knoll Books (Cedar Lane Inc dba Oak Knoll Books) 310 Delaware St New Castle DE 19720 302-328-7232 Robert D. Fleck Oak Knoll is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and thus affiliated with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. These organizations stand for professionalism in the world of books so look for these logos when buying books.

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