NONESUCH PRESS. SYMONS, A.J.A., FLOWER, Desmond & MEYNELL, Francis. ~ The Nonesuch Century. An Appraisal, a Personal Note and a Bibliography of the first hundred books issued by the Press 1923-1934.
No.440 of 750 copies. Frontispiece portrait of the owner Francis Meynell by Eric Gill, 67 illustrations of devices, bindings, title-pages & texts, 46 original leaves from the books tipped in, usually being reset and printed or stencilled by the original printers of the books from which they have been taken. Printed at the Cambridge University Press by Walter Lewis. Folio, original green buckram with black and gilt spine label. Spine and top edge faded,
A wonderful, elaborate overview of the first 100 books and roughly the first 10 years of the Nonesuch Press. Ink presentation inscription by Francis Meynell the author and owner of the Press to Frank Shepherd, dated May 19th, 1936