The Making of the Book of Common Prayer of 1928: Accompanied by an Original Leaf Printed on Vellum at the Merrymount Press. Leaf Book, Martin Hunter.
The Making of the Book of Common Prayer of 1928: Accompanied by an Original Leaf Printed on Vellum at the Merrymount Press

The Making of the Book of Common Prayer of 1928: Accompanied by an Original Leaf Printed on Vellum at the Merrymount Press

[Southberry, CT]: Chiswick Book Shop, 1990. Limited to 285 copies. Folio. xviii, 75, [1] pp plus 24 full-page illustrations not included in the pagination. Printed at A. Colish, Inc. with Typography by Jerry Kelly. The vellum leaf is 179-180, The Sunday After Ascension. This copy most likely was given to a Typophile member in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Chiswick Bookshop business, as indicated with the laid in paper announcement (the order form having been removed); also laid in is a printed poem "A Keepsake from Herman Cohen's 90th Birthday Celebration". Beige linen with gilt lettered red leather title label on spine; housed in publisher's cloth and paper-covered slipcase. A fine copy. Item #20767

Price: $450.00

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