Cambridge Christmas book - Susannah Whatman: Her Housekeeping Book.


Cambridge Christmas book - Susannah Whatman: Her Housekeeping Book.

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(Cambridge Christmas book) Susannah Whatman: Her Housekeeping Book. Introduced by Thomas Balston. Decorated by Lawrence Josset. [Foreword by Brooke Crutchley.] 8vo, pp.viii, 40, [for presentation to the friends of the Printer of the University of Cambridge at Christmas 1952].

One of 250 copies on special Whatman hand-made paper. Engraved title-page by H.K. Wolfenden, the monogram thereon being copies from a James Whatman watermark of 1781. Collotype portrait frontispiece. Illustrated with 14 etchings by Lawrence Josset. Dark grey cloth with maroon leather label titled in gilt on the front, spine decorated with gilt monogram.

A near fine copy.

 

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