The Studio, 1938, London. viii, 104 pages + 8 insets reproducing pages from books. 4to (29 x 21 cm). Extensively illustrated, some in two colour, red & black. Privately bound card board, top edge gilt, Cockerel paper over boards, leather label to spine, covers and spine bound in. (P.CHR. Åkerlunds Bokbinderi). Head and foot are worn.
Overview of book arts 1928-38. Showing works by among others Bawden, Gibbings, Gill, Mardersteig, Stanley Morison, Paul Nash, Raverat, Bruce Rogers, Tschichold, Buckland-Wright etc. Printed samples from famous presses, bookbinders, type founders, paper makers: Bremer-Presse, Cranach Presse, Cuala Press, Doves Press, Golden Cockerel, Gregynog, Nonesuch, Officina Bodoni, Pear Tree Press, Douglas Cockerell, Baskerville, Wm. Balston, Batchelor and Whatman.
Printed at the Shakespear Head Press. (Rogerson 147). This is the most attractive volume in the Studio’s series on book art. (The Studio 198, Appleton 298).