Fleuron 2. Simon (Oliver), editor.


Fleuron 2. Simon (Oliver), editor.

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The Fleuron. A Journal of Typography. No.2. Edited by Oliver Simon. Demy 4to, pp.viii,254 + inserts, London: At the Office of The Fleuron, 1924.
One of 1000 (1135) copies printed on Abbey Mill antique laid in Caslon at the Curwen Press;black paper-covered sides, orange cloth back, gilt, lacking dust-jacket. Inserted specimens of Rizzi, batik, and Lovat Fraser papers; plus tip-ins by McKnight Kauffer, Clough Williams Ellis, Vivivian Gribble and much else. Slight edgewear, lacking dust-jacket. A very good copy.
Principal contents: Emil Rudolf Weiss, by Julius Meier-Graefe; The Planning of Printing, by D.B. Updike; Edouard Pelletan, by Pierre Gusman; Towards an Ideal Type, by Stanley Morison; Mr C.H. St. John Hornby's Ashendene Press, by Bernard Newdigate; The Nonage of Nineteenth-century Printing in England, by Holbrook Jackson; Decorated Papers, by Roger Ingpen.

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