Fleuron - Morison (Stanley, editor). The Fleuron: A Journal of Typography. No.VI.


Fleuron - Morison (Stanley, editor). The Fleuron: A Journal of Typography. No.VI.

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The Fleuron: A Journal of Typography. No.VI. Edited by Stanley Morison. Demy 4to, pp.xiii[1],264 + inserts & mounted insets + extras, At the university Press, Cambridge, 1928.

Number 7 of 160 (1310) de luxe copies copies printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper, specially bound, with extra inserts. Set in  Barbou type and printed at Cambridge University Press: 8pp inserts of Lutetia italic, Stempel Baskerville, New Hellinic, a 12pp specimen of Weiss roman, and a 16pp specimen of Monotype Pastonchi. The are also broadsides of Lutetia, Weiss, Baskerville and Naudin bound in. Many illustrations in the text, inserted plates include work of Rudolf Koch and various inscriptions. Turquoise cloth, extra gilt on spine. Lacking dust-jacket. Extremities just a little worn. A very good bright copy, lacking the extra New Hellenic insert by Victor Scholderer.

Principal contents: The Work of Rudolf Koch, by Albert Windisch; Geofroy Tory, by A.F. Johnson; On Decorative Printing in America, by Paul Beaujon; Decorated Types, by Stanley Morison; Bernard Naudin, Illustrator, by Luc Benoist; Address by Citizen Sobry on the types of Gille, edited by Daniel Berkeley Updike. The extra inserts include a plate in the Gothic text of Rudolf Koch; a layout by bruce Rogers; Six Eighteenth-century Bergerettes, with a wood-engraving by Eric Ravilious; De Compensatione Rerum, with a copper plate wignette by David Jones; The Maze, by Sylvia Townsend Warner, with frontispiece and title vignette by Ceri Richards; The Piping Fisherman, Aesop's Fable in New Hellenic type with a copper engraving by David Jones (removed from this copy).

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