Quarto Press - Motif

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Motif, by J.B. Easson. With 64 typographic abstracts employing 12-point Perpetua 'a'. 10 separate shhets, printed on the rectos only, 30 cm, The Quarto Press, Alyth, March 1969.

First edition, bring number 40 of 80 copies printed at the private press of John Easson fr the Publishing Group of the British Printing Society. Handset in Univers, with title silk-screened in three-inch Univers lettering. Printed in red, brown and black on Design Cartridge, Energy Board, and Basingwerk Parchment. Enclosed in an envelope printed from type and silk-screen. This addressed by hand to 'W.Ridler, 50 High Stree, Oxford.' Despite the blunder, an excellent copy  with a nice sheet of information about the Press.

The second edition is of 65 copies and actually done simultaneously with it. There are just a few slight differences, but this item is scarce in either form.

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