Warren Editions - Reynolds Stone. Janet.


Warren Editions - Reynolds Stone. Janet.

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Reynolds Stone, Janet. [Compiled by Phillida and Daisy Gili. With contributions by Kenneth Clark, Alan Powers and Hichael Harvey.] 4to, 28cm, [iv], [20]p, poster, [1], 2, 4, 2, 6p photographs, 4 mounted engravings, (Philida & Daisy Gili), Warren Editions, London, 2009.

Set in the digitized version of Reynolds Stone's unusual engraved 'Janet' type, done by Andras Benedek. Number 60 of 60 boxed set comprising: (1) Loose-leaved Title & Contents printed in blue and black; (2) a 20p reprint of The Other Side of the Alde, by Kenneth Clark, illustrated by Reynolds Stone [the first Warren Editions book]; (3) a large folding poster, printed at Whittington Press, displaying the boxwood block upon which 'Janet' was engraved; (4) the same but cut down and without text; (5)Reynold's Stone Printing, by Phillida Gili, 2p., signed by her; (6) Janet the Typeface, by Michael Harvey, 4p and signed by him; (7) The Other Side of the Alde: A Note by Alan Powers; (8) 6p of photographs in colour and black-and-white; (9) 4 mounted engravings by Reynolds Stone, printed on Zerkall paper and numbered, (10) colophon. Blue cloth-covered drop-back box, titled and stamped in gilt. A new copy of a spectacular production.

Produced in the centenary year of Reynolds Stone's birth. Principal contents: The Other Side of the Alde (2009), Kenneth Clark; Janet to Typeface: from metal to digital, Michael Harvey (Matrix 28); Reynolds Stone Printing, Phillida Gili (Matrix 10); The Other Side of the Alde; Note on the places, Alan Powers; Four Engravings from the Other Side of the Alde, Reynolds Stone; Photographs of Reynolds Stone, Jane Stone; Poster for 'Janet', John Randle; 'Janet' Alphabet, Reynolds Stone.

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