WORKSHOP PRESS. ARMAN, Mark. ~ Printing from Metal and Wood Using Hand Presses and 18th & 19th Century Types, Blocks Electros and Decorations The Story of an Obsession with Printing.
Illustrated with numerous type specimens and decorative devices, wood engravings in the text and 2 tipped-in folding broadside specimens displaying Verona and Abbey Text types. One of 145 copies, this no. 106, signed by Mark Arman. Handset in Caslon Old Face and printed on Basingwerk paper. Broadsides printed on Abbey Mills Laid paper from Grosvenor Chater. Pp. xi 60. 8vo., [16 x 22 cms], bound by the author in original quarter brown cloth over brown marbled paper covered boards, printed title labels to upper cover and spine. Very slightly rubbed at extremities, one of the endpapers has been excised, the gum tipping in the broadsides has dried out and the broadsides are thus inserted loose, some mild offsetting to pages from adhesive, still a handsome copy.