`"the only way to realize the value or attractiveness of books...is to see and handle them. Any list of titles and prices is, therefore, merely a device employed by the printer to break from that privacy which would otherwise hide him from his friends"
PEAR TREE PRESS. GUTHRIE, James. ~ A Circular of Works and Projects from The Pear Tree Press, including various books hand printed from plates and types by James Guthrie, now offered for subscription…
Flansham Pear Tree Press Spring, 1935
6 decorations. Broadside printed on both sides in two columns. 278 x 190 mms. Fold in the middle with a tiny tears on each end of the fold, otherwise very good.
The broadside advertises work from the Pear Tree Press including Ode to Evening, Four Poems, New Intaglio Bookplates, Of Joy, Songs and Innocence and Twenty-One Poems all of which were printed from plates. It also lists books which were letter press printed: Twenty-Five Lyrics by Seumas O'Sullivan, The Black Letter Series and The Phoenix and Turtle; and machine printed books: The Book Craftsman, A Primer of Printing, Two Books about Edward Thomas...."While many of the so-called war poets have in the course of years been forgotten, Edward Thomas is still remembered and written about".
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