THE OLD SCHOOL PRESS

We very occasionally prepare a small booklet for a text that appeals, often on a bookish theme.

P&P is extra at cost - typically 2 to a UK address.

To order copies please use our ordering page.

 

Some van Krimpen Types. Showings of five typefaces that Jan van Krimpen designed or had a hand in designing. 18pp, hand-set in various sizes of Open Kapitalen, Van Dijck, Cancelleresca Bastard, Lutetia, and Romulus and printed on a Zerkall paper, long landscape, the sheets folded on the fore-edge and sewn with ribbon in three formats as below. Sixty copies. 20


 

Cold Comfort Library. An extract about working conditions at the Bodleian Library in Oxford from a book of 1888. 8pp, hand-set in 14pt Fournier and printed on an antique laid paper, probably French, part of the stock I rescued from St Hugh's Charterhouse monastery print-shop some years ago. Forty copies have Fabriano wrappers and sixty have Canson wrappers. 10

 

Acting Abroad, Lady Laura Troubridge. Tips on etiquette when abroad. Hand-set in 14pt Stephenson Blake Caslon Old Face and Thorne Shaded and printed on a Magnani laid, forty-five wrapped in a rose Hahnemuehle Bugra Buetten and forty-five in a mustard Glastonbury Antique Laid. 5.

 

De Tranquillitate Animi, Seneca. The conceit of the private library. Hand-set in Hunt Roman with Trump Gravur, printed on pale blue Gilcrest Laid and wrapped in Fabriano Ingres. 5.

 

On Durham. The last poem in Old English, translated and introduced by David Crane. Hand-set in six sizes of Stephenson Blake Caslon Old Face on a Zerkall paper, and sewn into a wrapper of a heavy, hammered Zerkall. 6. You can read a little more here.


Towards an Empire of Science, T. J. Cobden-Sanderson. At his most pompous and verbose. 4pp. Hand-set in 14pt Stephenson Blake Caslon Old Face and printed on and wrapped in Zerkall papers. 4.


Colour in the Home, William Morris. 8pp. Hand-set in 14pt Fournier and printed on a Magnani laid paper, sewn into a cover of blue Canson. ALL SOLD.

 

 


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