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A hand-list of the books printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV-MCMXXV, C. H. St. J. Hornby
1 C. H. St. J. Hornby A hand-list of the books printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV-MCMXXV
Shelley House Chelsea, London The Ashenden Press 1925 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED Letter encl.Blue stringbound wraps, 220x145mm approx.16pp (unpaginated) Printed on hand made paper in red and black ink with colophon of Ashendene press at rear and published on the anniversary of the thirty first year since the founding of the press. Loosl laid in is a signed letterfrom Hornby addressed to Jackson Wylie & Co in reply to a post card concerning the forthoming edition of "Don Quixote" dated 18th Nov 1926. C H St. John Hornby was a partner in W H Smith & Sons, but he set up his own press initially in Ashendene Herts to print books for his family and friends. The Ashendene Press was founded in 1895 and continued until 1935, with a break during the First World War from 1915 to 1920 and employed the likes of Edward Johnston, Graily Hewitt, Eric Gill , Katherine Adams and Sydney Cockerell's brother Douglas. VG (Booklet - a little rubbed to extremities and light shelf soiling to deckled fore edge of the most prominent page.Clean with no notable defects. The typed letter on Shelly House note paper has a light fold line). Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 130.00 GBP
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GUILDFORD CIRCLE PRESS 1982 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Book ANTHONY DAVIES 
A narrative poem by George Crabbe with 22 etchings by Anthony Davies with an introduction by Edward Lucie-Smith. Designed and printed by Ronald King in 10pt Baskerville onto Saunders 285 gsm rag paper; loose sections contained in cloth-covered slip-case and folder. The edition is limited to fifty books plus five Artist's Proofs, two Printer's Proofs and three copies marked H.C.( ie 10 proof copies) all signed by the artist. Published by Clare Beck. 40 x 37 cm. The copy offered by us is numbered 27 in pencil and signed with all plates initialed by the artist as expected and with all tissue guards. Fine - No previous owner name or inscriptions. Slip Case a little dust soiled with a few light white emulsion paint spots) Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 800.00 GBP
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The Man of Sorrows: A Little Journey to the Home of Jesus of Nazareth, Hubbard, Elbert
3 Hubbard, Elbert The Man of Sorrows: A Little Journey to the Home of Jesus of Nazareth
East Aurora N.Y. The Roycrofters 1904 1st Edition Suede Leather Very Good Book 
Mushroom Suede LEATHER with title blocked to front cover in gilt. 210x160 mm approx. Top edge gilt others deckle. silk lined limp covers with matching silk marker. Printed on hand made paper, 150 nos. pp ornate border decoration to title page, colophon and page one. generous margins. First Edition November 1904. Publisher's promotional flyer with details of other books published loosely laid in. VG (Book- suede covers a little spotted/soiled. No previous owner name or insc. Edges of flyer rubbed with a little loss. No other notable defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. A copy in collectable condition of a book produced by this cellebrated arts and crafts guild established in East Aurora New York in the late 19th Century. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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IPSWICH SUFFOLK GOLGONOOZA PRESS 1974 Ist Edition Thus Soft cover Good Book 
Card Covers,230 x 150 mm approx, sewn paperback, 6pp. Reprinted from the "Journal of the Indian Society of Oriental Art" Vol VI, 1938 abd published by Golgonooza Press Ipswich in 1974. Good ( Covers - a little tanned and rubbed, light foxing spots to end blanks and previous owner name in ink to front blank). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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