Feb 23, 2012 - Sale 2269

Sale 2269 - Lot 29

Price Realized: $ 1,920
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(ASHENDENE PRESS.) Hornby, Charles Harry St. John. A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books Printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV - MCMXXXV. Half title, title printed in red and black, collotype and photogravure illustrations by Emery Walker, Ltd., initials by Graily Hewitt, press specimens, examples of woodcuts, facsimile pages, printers' marks, some printed in colors, errata slip at end. Folio, full polished calf gilt, rebacked, front cover blocked in gilt with publisher's device, spine gilt-lettered, top edges gilt, others uncut and browned. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. number 186 of 390 copies signed by hornby and the last book to be printed by the press. Chelsea, 1935