Nonesuch Press - The Nonesuch Century


Nonesuch Press - The Nonesuch Century

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The Nonesuch Century. An appraisal, a personal note and a bibliography of the first hundred books issued by the press, 1923-1934. By A.J.A.Symons, Francis Meynell and Desmond Flower. Small folio, pp.[56] + [96] + [4], The Nonesuch Press, London, 1936.

Number 413 of 750 copies printed at Cambridge University Press. Portrait of FM by Eric Gill; 5 reproductions of bindings, 56 pages of reproductions of text and title-pages; illustrations on following 96 pages 'reset and printed' mounted on guard leaves, many hand-coloured by pochoir, many 4pp. Green buckram, leather label titled in gilt on the spine, edges untrimmed. Dust-jacket in part laid down and repaired. Armorial and bookplate and label. A very good bright copy.

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