50 leaves printed on one side only. The seventh specimen book issued by this British letterpress operator, described as follows by the publishers in their preface: "Process Engraving and Chromotypography are daily becoming more extended in their application, and several fine specimens exhibiting recent developments will be found herein" - and indeed they are.
Of the book's fifty plates forty-five are printed in color and all feature graphics of one sort or another. Examples of the firm's work abound. Color leaps off seemingly every page, a most attractive specimen book.
Fair, spine sunned, front end paper detached, rear end paper lacking, boards rubbed, contents clean. Additional photos happily supplied upon request and all inquires promptly answered. See my other listings for a broad selection of books, paper, art, etc. The item "Specimens From The De Montfort Press Type Specimen Book 1894 Chromolithograph" is in sale since Saturday, January 11, 2014. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "distantdeeps" and is located in Bath, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.