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Author Name    AJA Symons, Francis Meynell & Desmond Flower

Title   The Nonesuch Century An Appraisal, a Personal Note and a Bibliography of the First Hundred Books Issued by the Press 1923-1934

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   No Dustwrapper

Publisher   London The Nonesuch Press 1936

Seller ID   202361

Tall 4to, in full green buckram with leather title label on the spine. Contains a bibliography. Copiously illustrated throughout including tipped-in reproductions made using the original plates and title pages from the first 100 books issued by the press. Other sections cover the devices, fonts, text, titlepages, bindings (with photos in B&W) and illustrations, they used. A must have for serious Nonesuch collectors. This being copy 292/750 issued. The 2nd half of the book has charcoal gray paper with tipped-on insets. Article laid in talking about the archeological discovery of foundations of Nonsuch Castle in the UK, dated NY Time June 27th, 1959. There is some uneven sunning (and a few minor marks) to the covers and a light even spine fade. Some rubbing to the edges of the leather spine title. Otherwise fine. unpaginated,

Price = 225.00 USD


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