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LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. 8vo. 10 x 7 inches. [x], 80 pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Reed, reed vignette on title page, 11 illustrations (1 double-page); text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, portrait of Reed on a yellow lozenge on front cover surrounded by gilt rules, spine titled in gilt, no dust-jacket; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, spine lightly faded. Very Good. Talbot Baines Reed (1852-1893) was an English writer of boys' fiction who established a genre of school stories that endured into the second half of the twentieth century. Through his family's business, Reed became a prominent type-founder, and wrote a classic History of the Old English Letter Foundries. Reference: Crutchley, A Printer's Christmas Books, p. 30.
Title: Talbot Baines Reed: Author, Bibliographer, Typefounder.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Cambridge:, Privately Printed at the University Press,: 1960
Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good
Item: 32.00 Item
Seller ID: CH814-311
Keywords: Stanley Morison, Talbot Baines Reed Author Bibliographer Typefounder, Typography, Bibliography, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Cambridge Christmas Book