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Whittington Press' Matrix 23  

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Matrix 23 Winter 2003 A Review for Printers & Bibliophiles
Randle, John
Whittington Press

Illustrated and with tipped in specimens on special paper, engravings, photographs. color plates. Frontispiece is a 1937 Matisse, "Woman's Head." Edition of 800. Set in Caslon, Cohin, Bell & Romulus types. Printed on Sommerville Laid, Hahnemühle Omgres amd Creator papers. Colour plates printed by The Cloister Press and J. W. Northend. Edition of 800: 715 standard in stiff wrappers; 85 quarter-bound in Oasis leather and paper marbled by Christopher Rowlatt. This is the deluxe version with a facsimile of the 1920 Klingspor Calendar.

This issue contains twenty-five articles plus book reviews, including: Anthony Dowd, "Fine Press and the Bookbinder"; Miriam MacGregor, "The Forgotten Pleasure of Hand-Printing"; Lucy Archer, "Working with Olive Cook"; Michael Caine, "My Concatenation of Types"; Dennis Gould, "Latterday Letterpress Printer"; and Simon Lawrence, "Aspects of Golden Gockerel."

Donated by Vamp & Tramp Booksellers, Birmingham, AL.

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