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Book Description
8vo, hand printed on a Farley 24 Proofing Press, and bound by the Author in quarter cloth with marbled Cockerell paper sided boards, , xii, 51pp. Slipped in at the front an 8 page prospectus for the work with on the last page a list of works published by the Press between 1981 - 1988. Contains 28 coloured designs including 5 fold out plates measuring approx., 44cm x 25cm. Printed on 160 gsm Goatskin Parchment Paper, hand set in 14 pt. Caslon Old Face, Roman & Italic. The contents include a Preface, Introduction, Flowers for a Printer, The Designers, The English designers, Fashions in Decoration, The Typographical Revival, Twentieth Century Designs, Flowers in Combination,. There are examples of Arabesques and Moresques, The Fournier Broadside, Victorian Decorations, A 19th Century Floral Ornament, and The Garland Ornament. Signed by the author. Limited to 170 copies this being number 6.
Author Mark Arman
Date 1988
Binding Quarter cloth
Publisher The Workshop Press, Hanna's, Bolford Street. Thaxted, Dunmow Essex
Illustrator Various
Condition Mint - as new.
Pages Xii + 51

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