Fine Papers at the Oxford University Press. John Bidwell.
Fine Papers at the Oxford University Press.
Fine Papers at the Oxford University Press.
Fine Papers at the Oxford University Press.
(Whittington Press)

Fine Papers at the Oxford University Press.

Risbury, Herefordshire: Whittington Press, 1999. Large quarto. 85pp., + 38 paper specimens tipped in. One of 300 copies. In 1986, the Oxford University Press moved its paper warehouse, selling to Whittington Press many of its remaining paper specimens from books printed at OUP from the turn of the twentieth century onward. Includes samples from Strathmore, Batchelor & Sons, Brittains, and Cartiere Miliani Fabriano Spa. John Bidwell, then-curator of Graphic Arts at Princeton University, discusses the paper types, the history of each mill, and the books printed on the papers. Bound in half cloth and paper-covered boards, with gold titling on the spine. Housed in slipcase. Faint exterior rubbing, else near fine. Item #30133

Price: $350.00

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