GREGYNOG PRESS. HUGHES-STANTON, Blair. MILTON, John. ~ Comus, A Mask by John Milton.
Newtown Gregynog Press 1931
6 full page wood engravings and title vignette by Blair Hughes-Stanton, 1 page facsimile of a title page. No.226 of 250 copies. Printed in Baskerville type on Japanese vellum. 8vo., original yellow buckram backed, buff paper covered boards, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover. An extremely good copy.
Beautifully printed by Idris Jones on the Albion hand-press as the large Euripides was taking up the more used platen press at the time. Hughes-Stanton made the finely detailed costume engravings and directed the design of the book with its appealing narrow format and 12 point Baskerville text setting.
Harrop: Gregynog Press, 19
Stock ref: 11629
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