Hampshire House Workshops - Cobbett (William). Cottage Economy.


Hampshire House Workshops - Cobbett (William). Cottage Economy.

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Cottage Economy, by William Cobbett. With an introduction by G.K. Chesterton. 12mo, pp.viii,195 + ad, Published by Douglas Pepler at The Hampshire House Workshops, Hammersmith, 1916.

Set in Caslon and printed on laid paper. One of 250 copies printed. Wood-engraving by Eric Gill of an ice house (P57) on p.165, taken from the original text. Grey paper-covered boards, titled in black, olive-green cloth spine with printed label. Ownership signature of William Rothenstein with his bookplate taped in. A very good copy.

(Gill 313) Reprinted from the seventeenth edition. This is listed as no.3 of Saint Dominic's Press publications.

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