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DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY 1935

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Descriptive Bibliography 1935
ASHENDENE PRESS – [HORNBY, Charles Harry St. John (1867-1946)]. A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books Printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV - MCMXXXV. London: Ashendene Press, 1935.

Limited edition of the presss final book. This copy is number 355 of 390 (340 for sale), signed by Hornby, with errata slip and additional errata slip tipped in at end and with a loosely-inserted A Farewell Notice to the Subscribers to the Books of the Ashendene Press (1935) and sample first quire of Horace, Carmina (1903) with gold initial painted by Hewitt. Hornby XL.

Folio (332 x 230mm). Half title, printed in black, red and blue, Ptolemy type, with tipped-in specimen leaves, hand-coloured initials by Graily Hewitt, collotype and photogravure illustrations by Emery Walker, errata slip. Original brown calf, upper cover gilt-stamped with variant of printer's mark D, spine gilt-lettered, top edge gilt, others uncut; slipcase.
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