Alan Isaac Rare Books

Bibliography of the Vale Press

£350.00

In Stock

Author: HACON & RICKETTS

Published by: Ballantyne Press (London, 1904)

4to, 8 blanks, un-cut ded.,title, double page opening introd. with elaborate engraving and deep vine border. 41p. part printed in red. Bound in quarter cream cloth with pale blue paper sides.  Lettered in red on off-white paper pasted to cover and spine, as issued.

A limited edition.  Culmination of the Press and recital of the destruction of the three fonts, Vale, Avon and King’s. Part un-cut copy.  Some light foxing to the margins and prelims.  Very minor staining to top fore corner to front cover and darkening and edge chipping to spine label, just affecting the lettering. A VERY RARE COPY

Cat. ref: 119