Item #164454 THE JOURNALS OF THOMAS JAMES COBDEN-SANDERSON 1879-1922. T. J. Cobden-Sanderson.
THE JOURNALS OF THOMAS JAMES COBDEN-SANDERSON 1879-1922.
THE JOURNALS OF THOMAS JAMES COBDEN-SANDERSON 1879-1922.

THE JOURNALS OF THOMAS JAMES COBDEN-SANDERSON 1879-1922.

In two volumes. Pp. [xii]+400+[x]+438, 5 plates with lettered guards (including frontispiece each volume), title pages and 1 plate printed in red & black, chronological catalogues (books bound by Cobden-Sanderson and books printed at the Doves Press); roy. 8vo; black cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, edges lightly rubbed and chipped; uncut; price-clipped dust wrappers, soiled, edges lightly rubbed and split, with several chips to top edge of front panel Volume II; free endpapers offset, scattered light foxing and occasional slight soiling; Richard Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1926. First edition, limited to 1,050 numbered sets (1,000 for sale). *Inscribed on the half-title page of Volume I by the publisher to Richard Fisher: presumably the author of Reivers Road, published by Cobden-Sanderson in 1938. Most recently from the library of David Levine, Sydney, with his book label above the earlier bookplate of Geoffrey Farmer on upper pastedowns. The journals include Cobden-Sanderson's account of the famous episode following the closure of the Doves Press: '31st August, 12 midnight. The Doves Press type was designed after that of Jensen; this evening I began its destruction. I threw three pages into the Thames from Hammersmith Bridge' [Volume II, p. 296]. Item #164454

Price: $750.00