PRINTERS & PUBLISHERS OF CONJURING 1800-1850
From the Krown and Spellman Collection California
Publisher: Elmete Press, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Publication Date: 1976
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: Limited EditionDescription: Copy 240 of 430 copies from a total edition of 465 numbered copies. 1/3 Black calf with crushed canvas boards, gilt titles on spine and gilt decoration on front cover leather, t.e.g. Printed pictorial green endpapers. 4to. x, 95 pp. 25 illustrations in color and black and white. Bibliography. From the colophon: The principal illustrations are facsimile reproductions from old conjuring books, printed by lithography from plates made by C. Taylor ( Photo-Litho) Ltd under the supervision of Clifford Taylor, The small illustrations on the title and chapter title pages are also reproduced from old conjuring books and are printed letterpress. The book was designed by A.S. Maney and was printed under his personal supervision on mould-made, cream laid, rag paper by St. Cuthbert's Mill".