Quarto grey cloth, purple patterned paper. HARDBACK, LIMITED EDITION. Private book plate on front pastedown otherwise this is an extremely clean and tighjt copy with no other defects or blemishes etc. With 50 pages of B/W illus of bookplates etc. There are only 220 copies of this book in existance plus 40 signed quarto leather copies. A very rare book. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Bookplates By Simon Brett.
Editorial: The Fleece Press
Año de publicación: 1989
Encuadernación: Quarto Cloth, Patterned Paper.
Condición del libro: Fine
Edición: Limited Edition
Descripción The Fleece Press. Printed & published by Simon Lawrence Netherton, Wakefield. One of 40 copies (of a total of 260), with the 4 signed prints numbered: 22/xc [22/40]., 1989. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. [Colophon]: "Simon Lawrence printed and published this book at his Fleece Press in late 1989 on dampened Zerkall mould made paper. Bill Hughes set the type, 10pt Spectrum, at Solo-Type. There are 220 copies bound in cloth and patterned paper created by Simon Brett, and 40 signed copies [this copy is one on the 40] bound in quarter leather which also contain four proof engravings signed by the artist. [signed]: Simon Brett." 5 1/4 in. x 7 3/4 in., frontispiece of a bookplate; title-page printed in red and black; contents with list of illustrations. - + signed colophon page, with the 4 proof engravings in a pocket in the inner back cover. Illustrated with the Simon Brett bookplate designs, and a mounted bookplate on p. ; with notes on the plates; chronology: 1969-89; and: The artist's approach Gray leather spine and sides with the title gilt-lettered on the spine, and violet & black patterned paper, designed by Simon Brett, over boards; gray-green endpapers, in the publisher's sturdy, gray cloth-covered slipcase. With the former owner's frog design bookplate (designed by Leo Wyatt) on the front paste-down. The very scarce signed edition with the four signed and numbered proofs [List of the bookplates featured]: John Gartner; Anthony Baker; Harry Robertson Page; Patricia Morison; Richard Thompson; David Collison; Clive Stewart-Lockhart; William Darby; Betty Wood; Rosemary Luck; P & D Colnaghi; St. John's School, Marlborough; Matthew Ellis; Hal Burton; Rebecca Parker; David Sloss; Nicholas Dudley; The Folio Society; James Davis; Peter Giffard; William R. Chambers; Peter Parker; H.R.H.; (Davis family); James Wilson; J. H. W.; Linda Sloss; Nicholas Ray; Alexander Schwartz. Loose prints in the special copies: Nicholas Dudley; John Gartner; Rosemary Luck; Peter Parker. Signed by Illustrator(s). Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-725191921
Descripción The Fleece Press, 1989. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fine. Limited Edition. Small 8vo. 59pp. Many illus., 1 tipped-in, 4 in rear pocket. Original half leather, decorated boards. Limited to 40 signed copies, with four proof engravings signed by the artist. With slipcase. Signed by Illustrator(s). Nº de ref. de la librería Y15110289