Alan Isaac Rare Books

The Creative Craftsman


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Author: FARLEIGH, John

Published by: G. Bell & Sons (London, 1950)

8vo., half-title, title, xii, 268p.  Illust. with line drawings and photographic plates. Bound in red cloth, gilt lettered to spine.

1st. Edition. A work containing 13 essays on the life and craft of men and women in different fields of endeavour, including the binder, Sydney Cockerell, two calligraphers, Irene Wellington and Mervyn Oliver, and a printer. An Ex libris copy.  Binding soiled, but  a good reference/reading or re-binding copy.

Cat.ref: 109