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An introduction to chapbooks : with particular reference to their printing, sale and distribution : drawing especially on examples from the County of Cumberland 1760-1815 / by Barry McKay
Bib ID 2485900
Format BookBook
Description Oldham, Lancashire : Incline Press, 2003 
37 [2] p. : ill. ; 26 cm. 
Notes

Includes chapbook "A Garland of Excellent Old Songs" and chapbook covers "A Guide to Cristian Families" and "The History of the Life and Death of Fair Rosamond" in back pocket.

Includes prospectus.

"Colophon: This book has been printed in 12 pt Bell types key boarded and cast by Peter Sanderson at Whittington Press. The line block reproductions of original material were made by the Block Shop in Ancoats, Manchester. The paper is Rivoli, an archival quality sheet supplied by John Purcell Paper. The pocketed chapbook was cast in 10 pt Baskerville type by Harry McIntosh of Speedspools in Edinburgh. The paper was hand made as a replica of early 19th-century paper by Griffen Mill of County Mayo in Ireland. Clare Melinsky made the lino cut as a reinterpretation of the cut shown on page 31"--P. [2].

Number 97 of 250 copies printed on the AutoVic and handbound. Signed by the author.

Subjects Chapbooks, English.  |  Hand-printed books.

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