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  Description. Ashendene Press.- Berners (Dame Juliana) A Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle, one of copies on paper, woodcut frontispiece and illustrations copied from the original edition printed by Wynkyn de Worde in , first initial printed in red, original limp vellum, yapp edges, spine titled in gilt, uncut, [Hornby XVI], 8vo, Ashendene Press,   The Ashendene Press is one of the finest examples of the private press movement in England, which valued well-designed books produced with high quality materials by skilled workmen. Private press craftsmen and artists scoffed at the poorly made, commercially-driven books and the mechanized book production of industrialized England.

(chelsea: the ashendene press, ). a remarkable copy. this is the first edition of the ashendene press printing, a beautiful book set in the most splendid of the ashendene types. subiaco type was first used in the ashendene dante and is considered one of the most beautiful designed types of . Book of Hours. Tours, ca. (Ms. 7). Albrecht Durer. Apocalypse. Nuremberg: A. Durer, The song of songs which is Solomon's. Chelsea: Ashendene Press, The tradition of the book in the Western World is well documented in the Watkinson. Highlights include: Medieval manuscripts and manuscript leaves, 12th- 15th century.

Chelsea: StJ. Hornby, Item # The Fine Ashendene St. FrancisWith Fifty-Three Superb Woodcuts by Charles March GereASHENDENE PRESS. I Fioretti Del Glorioso Poverello Di Cristo S. Francesco Di Assisi. St. J. Hornby: Chelsea, One of copies out of a total of printed on Batchelor paper with Hammer and Anvil 8 11/16 x 5 7/8 inches; x : ASHENDENE PRESS. The Wisdom of Jesus the son of Sirach, published by the Ashendene Press In the director of the booksellers WH Smith, CH St John Hornby ( – ), founded the Ashendene Press. It was to become one of the most important of the English private presses, seeking to revive the craftsmanship of the handmade book in a mechanised age.


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Ashendene Press (ăsh'əndēn`), founded in at Ashendene, Hertfordshire, England, by Sir C. John Hornby and moved in to Chelsea, was a leader (with the Kelmscott Press Kelmscott Press, printing establishment in [Ashendene Press book. There William Morris led the 19th-century revival of the art and craft of making books (see arts and crafts).

This catalogue from the iconic American book store in Boston contains items for sale, including Robert Hooke's Micrographia (), Ashendene Press edition of Dante with woodcuts by Keates, Presentation copy to Mrs.

McIan of Dickens Old Curiosity Shop (), First American edition of Swift's Discourse of the Contests and Dissentions. Chelsea: The Ashendene Press, PR P8 S5 This is the ninth publication of the Ashendene [Ashendene Press book and the first illustrated work from the Press.

It was printed by C. John Hornby and his sisters with the assistance of Cicely Barclay for private. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Rare Type: The Ashendene Press. The story of the Ashendene Press is almost an adventure story for the world of collectors, due to its highly rare and limited nature. Originally started in by CH St.

John Hornby, the private press printed just a few limited runs for friends and family until and the outbreak of the First World War. Descriptive Bibliography of Books Printed at the Ashendene Press. $ + $ Shipping. The Essential Chomsky [New Press Essential] $ Free shipping.

THE FRENCH IN ALGIERS Conflicts in North Africa, Leonaur Press + $ Shipping. The Georgics by Virgil Hardcover Book Heritage Press Slipcase Sandglass HC. $ + $ Seller Rating: % positive. A private press run by Charles Harry St John Hornby.

After a printing apprenticeship at W. Smith, he set up a press in the summer-house of his father’s home From: Ashendene Press in The Oxford Companion to the Book». Horace.

Ashendene Press. Quinit Horati Flacci Carmina Sapphica. Horace. Ashendene Press. The Noble & Joyous Book Entytled Le Morte Darthur, Notwythstondyng It Treateth the Byrth, Lyf & Acs of the Sayd Kyng Arhur Malory. Ashendene Press.

Publii Vergilii Marconis Opera: Bucolica, Georgica, Aeneis. Virgil. Ashendene Press. Book Description Chelsea, The Ashendene Press,2 cols. Printed in red and black. With woodcut ornamental borders and numerous woodcut initials by Louise Powell. With woodcut ornamental borders and numerous woodcut initials by Louise : $ The Ashendene Press Hardcover – January 1, by Colin Franklin (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Colin Franklin. Ashendene Press Book,Private Press. Terms of Sale. SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS. 30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 10 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller. SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE : ASHENDENE PRESS. Ashendene Press auctions bibliographies BL Bodleian Library bookbinding bookplates bookselling book trade Bruce Rogers C. Ashbee Cambridge University Press catalogues Chiswick Press Christophe Plantin collecting color correspondence Daniel Press design digital version digital versions Doves Bindery Doves Press England Eric Gill Essex House.

It is also the first Ashendene book to be printed in the newly designed Ptolemy type, and, as such, it represents a new direction for the press in its final years of activity.

In Franklin's eyes, Emery Walker's new typeface, derived from the font used for the Ptolemy printed in Ulm, was "a much lighter, more elegant letter than the earlier.

The Ashendene Press (Prospectus) by Colin Franklin (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" Author: Colin Franklin.

Chelsea: The Ashendene Press, A BEAUTIFUL COPY OF ONE OF THE MOST PLEASING BOOKS PRINTED AT THE PRESS. This work reprints in “exact” facsimile the first printing of any book on fishing ever printed in England.

The interest of the Treatyse of Fysshynge Wyth an Angle lies not only in its priority in the field of fishing literature, but also because it has served as a literary quarry. A Book of Songs and Poems from the Old Testament and the Apocrypha.

Chelsea, England: Ashendene Press, Passover is an eight day Judeo festival celebrated in the spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan (March 30th – April 7th, ). The Ashendene Press Opening showing an extract from Ecclesiasticus, book IV, with initial letters and other text printed in colour The renaissance in English fine printing led to the foundation of a number of private presses, which printed and published small runs of works.

Chelsea: Ashendene Press, x mm. 17 1/4 x 3 p.l., pp. ONE OF COPIES on paper, of them for sale and 15 copies on vellum, 12 of them for sale. Calf-backed thick vellum boards, raised bands, gilt titling, edges untrimmed expertly rebacked in the style of the original.

Printer's device in blue in colophon. Printed in black, red, and blue in Subiaco. We ring in December with an offering of diverse Art, Press & Illustrated Books, with highlights in every category. Notable treasures include an Ashendene Press edition of Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory, of which only copies were printed.

Also included is a Insel-Verlag edition of Friedrich Nietzsche's Also Sprach Zarathustra, designed by Henry van de Velde and bound by. The Ashendene Press of C.H. John Hornsby set many of the standards for the burgeoning private press industry in turn-of-the-century England.

John Hornsby's independent wealth allowed him to approach the art of fine printing with little regard for the cost of materials or.

This Inferno is the first of the Ashendene imprints to employ the Subiaco type designed under press owner Charles Henry St.

John Hornby’s direction in self-conscious imitation of the font used by Swynheym and Pannartz, the first Italian printers, who first opened shop in Subiaco in before moving their operation to Rome.The acclaimed Ashendene Press’ limited edition of the Apocryphal book of Ecclesiasticus—the Press’ final original work and widely esteemed as one of its most beautiful productions—one of copies printed on paper (out of a total edition of copies, the remainder printed on vellum), finely printed in red and black type and.

ASHENDENE PRESS -- The Book of Ecclesiastes or The Preacher. [London:] The Ashendene Press, 16° ( x mm). Calf by W.H. Smith, decorated in gilt and blind, gilt spine (spine lightly faded).