Gregynog Press - Bible - Lamentations.


Gregynog Press - Bible - Lamentations.

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Th Lamentations of Jeremiah. [From the text of Dr Scrivener's Paragraph Bible.] Folio, [30]pp, The Gregynog Press, Newtown, 1933 (1934).

Number 64 of 235 (250) copies handset in Baskerville Italic and printed on heavy Japanese vellum. Title-page, 5 full-page chapter openings, 16 other wood engravings and book design by Blair Hughes-Stanton.Heads and running titles printed in blue. This, one of 125 copies bound in nocturnal blue Hermitage calf (the remainder were bound in blue oasis). Title and device blocked in blind on the upper cover and spine. Very slight loss at the heel of the spine, lacking the brown card slipcase. A very good copy indeed.

A great book from the high Hughes-Stanton period of the Press. (Harrop 29, Hughes-Stanton 21)

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