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Grice (John, printer) Centaur & Arrighi types, broadside, one of 40 copies, Stonehouse, nr.Stroud,
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Grice (John, printer) Centaur & Arrighi types, type specimen, c. 560 x 375mm., one of 40 copies, printed in black, turquoise and pale green on Somerset paper, numbered, signed and dated in pencil by the printer, Stonehouse, nr.Stroud, Evergreen Press, 2004 § Updike (D.B.) The practice of printing, one of 200 copies of a Keepsake printed for visitors to the Open Day to celebrate the Caxton Quincentenary 1476-1976, printed in red & black on Amatruda Amalfi mould made paper, c.415 x 300mm., loose in paper folder (slightly faded at lower edge), Wellingborough, Skelton's Press, 1976 § Monotype Corporation Ltd. Haec est Officina typographica, type specimen, c.620 x 480mm., printed in red & black, main text in Latin surrounded by 16 smaller panels of the text in other languages and typefaces, inscribed "To Cyril Baldwin from B.W. [Beatrice Warde] & C.B. July 15 1955" at foot of central panel, framed and glazed; and 5 others including 2 copies of a poster 'Printing at Gregynog' (slightly creased at one edge) and a prospectus for the Basilisk Press facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer, folio (8)
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Grice (John, printer) Centaur & Arrighi types, broadside, one of 40 copies, Stonehouse, nr.Stroud,

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0019: Grice (John, printer) Centaur & Arrighi types, broadside, one of 40 copies, Stonehouse, nr.Stroud,

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Est. £200 - £300Starting Price £140
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Grice (John, printer) Centaur & Arrighi types, type specimen, c. 560 x 375mm., one of 40 copies, printed in black, turquoise and pale green on Somerset paper, numbered, signed and dated in pencil by the printer, Stonehouse, nr.Stroud, Evergreen Press, 2004 § Updike (D.B.) The practice of printing, one of 200 copies of a Keepsake printed for visitors to the Open Day to celebrate the Caxton Quincentenary 1476-1976, printed in red & black on Amatruda Amalfi mould made paper, c.415 x 300mm., loose in paper folder (slightly faded at lower edge), Wellingborough, Skelton's Press, 1976 § Monotype Corporation Ltd. Haec est Officina typographica, type specimen, c.620 x 480mm., printed in red & black, main text in Latin surrounded by 16 smaller panels of the text in other languages and typefaces, inscribed "To Cyril Baldwin from B.W. [Beatrice Warde] & C.B. July 15 1955" at foot of central panel, framed and glazed; and 5 others including 2 copies of a poster 'Printing at Gregynog' (slightly creased at one edge) and a prospectus for the Basilisk Press facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer, folio (8)

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