Essex House Press - Prospectuses

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Prospectuses and Lists. 5 items, demy 8vo, 4p or 8p, Essex House Press, Guild of Handicraft, London & Chipping Camden, 1900-1902.

A small, but attractive collection, comprising five prospectuses and lists, some with woodcut initials, some with press-marks, printed in black or red and black in Caslon Old Face or C.R. Ashbee's 'Endeavor' type, all on hand-made paper, some specially watermarked. In fine or near fine condition.

(1) Shelley's Adonais (January 1900), (The Poems of Shakespeare (Apr 1900), (3) Walt Whitman's Hymn on the Death of Lincoln, (4) A Coronation Masque Entitled the Masque of the Edwards (May 1902), (5) Chaucer's The Flower and the Leaf (Oct. 1902). Much information is found the prospectuses that is not readily had elsewhere.

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