SLOW LORIS PRESS. ~ Alphabets and Others.
22 wood type alphabet specimens printed in several colours, together with 6 examples of printed ephemera housed in the rear pocket. One of 125 copies, this no. 105, signed by the printers Walter Clement and Ian Robertson, who also wrote the introduction. Text and descriptions in Caslon Oldface type. Printed at the Armstrong Press and the Slow Loris Press. With the small orange printed erratum slip inserted loose. Oblong 4to., original red cloth, printed title label to upper cover. A very good copy.
A very attractive and fun specimen book printed on several presses - an R. Hoe Washington super royal handpress (1853) a 12 x 15 Bobcat wooden handpress, a 10 x 15 (handfed) Kluge and an 8 x 12 Peerless (1895). The text was printed on a model 31 Linotype.