Fleuron - Morison (Stanley, editor) The Fleuron No.V


Fleuron - Morison (Stanley, editor) The Fleuron No.V

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The Fleuron. A Journal of Typography. No.V. Demy 4to, pp.[xvi],205 + [16pp ads] + colophon, [inserted plates and specimens], Cambridge: The University Press, 1926.

One of 1,250 (1,370) copies printed in Barbou type on antique laid paper. Inserted specimens of Fournier-le-Jeune (16p), van Krimpen Lutetia (4p) and Granjon Old Face (8p). Plates outside the text by Klingspor, Willi Harweth, Rudolf Koch, 8 mounted specimens by J.E. Laboureur. Many illustrations within the text. Decorative cloth covers and endpapers by Emil Rudolf Weiss. Boards a bit faded, lacking dust-jacket. A very good copy.

Principal contents: The Work of Karl Klingspor, by Julius Rodenberg; A Selected List of Books printed at the Private Press of Gebr. Klingspor; J.E. Laboureur, Illustrator, by Paul Istel; William Bulmer, by H.V. Marrot; Towards an Ideal Italic, by Stanley Morison; The 'Garamond' Types, by Paul Beaujon.

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