Bartleby's Books is on vacation from June 22, 2022 to July 22, 2022. We will be doing the Minnesota Antiquarian Bookfair July 8 and 9. Afterwards we will be at CABS at St. Olaf. No orders will ship till July 24.
WILLIAM DAVISON'S NEW SPECIMEN OF CAST-METAL ORNAMENTS AND WOOD TYPES. Introduced with an account of his activities as pharmacist and printer in Alnwick, 1780-1858. [With "A Note on Metal Casts" by James Mosley.].
London: Printing Historical Society, (c1990). First edition. 4to. 39, (136) pp. Reprints Davison's specimen book of available illustrations, vignettes, cuts, etc.; one folding leaf [Isaac makes a case for the book's issuance in parts, over some time, probably after 1837; at least one of the pictured ornaments must have come from the 1850s]. Very good. Decorated glossy wrappers. (10601). Item #64241