Manipulations on Greek Themes. Ralph GUSTAFSON.
Manipulations on Greek Themes.
Manipulations on Greek Themes.
Manipulations on Greek Themes.

Manipulations on Greek Themes.

Toronto: Roger Ascham Press, [1986]. Small quarto, 27.7 x 18 cm. Cased in quarter orange Oasis goatskin, with orange and yellow linen covered boards, Batiked after Greek motifs by Muriel McDonagh, spine lettered in gilt, and Swedish Ingres endpapers; top-edges cut and trimmed, others untrimmed. pp. [12], 3-95, [3]. Some minor scuffs to the leather at the head of the spine, else a fine copy. The text was set in Bruce Roger’s Centaur type, with Arrighi italic used for display and occasional shoulder-notes printed in red, and printed on Ferdinando Amatruda hand made paper. Illustrated with 16 wood engravings by Oswald Turner, printed from the blocks. Ornamented with four [linocut] devices, printed in red, after Greek motifs (matching that of the upper cover) by Denis C. Milton. One of 120 copies, of which this is number 40. Accompanied by a laid-in copy of the original prospectus [pamphlet-stitched cream paper wrappers; pp. 8, printed in style and on paper uniform with the book which it advertises; the upper cover is dyed red along the fore-edge; contains 2 pages of samples]. Item #183

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