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ISBN: 1584560843
Author: Marianne Tidcombe
Language: English
Publisher: Oak Knoll Pr (May 1, 2003)
Pages: 272
Category: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Subcategory: Reference
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The Doves Press book. Starting its operation in the wake of William Morris, the Doves Press became a major influence in the development of modern book design.

The University of Chicago Press. Chicago Distribution Center. Marianne Tidcombe," The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 85, no. 2 (JUNE 1991): 194-195.

ISBN 10: 0712302387 ISBN 13: 9780712302388. Publisher: Oak Knoll Books, 1991.

Their story is told vividly in Marianne Tidcombe’s book, The Doves Press. By the end of 1902 the Doves Press had seven employees

Their story is told vividly in Marianne Tidcombe’s book, The Doves Press. Cobden-Sanderson had given up law in his 40s to open his bindery. Walker owned a photo-engraving business directly opposite, across a narrow ginnel. By the end of 1902 the Doves Press had seven employees. The partners lived on the same riverside terrace, a brief stroll from their workplaces, and holidayed in adjoining country cottages.

Marianne Tidcombe about the lives of Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson, Harry Gage-Cole . Excerpts from Marianne Tidcombe, The Doves Press.

Marianne Tidcombe about the lives of Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson, Harry Gage-Cole, Edward Johnston, John Henry Mason, Edward Philip Prince, and Emery Walker. Published on 22 Dec. 2009. His sole object was that the Doves Press should produce the ideal book, and, in this, he, Johnston and Mason were as one. In fact, Cobden-Sanderson deprecated personal recognition, and made a point of refusing all honours. In the end, he knowingly sacrificed his reputation for the sake of the Press. Oak Knoll Press 2003. Published with the kind permission of Bob Fleck (Oak Knoll Press).

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Illustrated and Private Press Books. London, South Kensington. From the library of the Dutch writer, publisher and bibliophile Johan Polak. Tidcombe Doves Press DP 4. John William MACKAIL (1859-1945). Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1901. Printed in red and black.

The Doves Type was commissioned by Thomas Cobden-Sanderson as a bespoke typeface for the Doves Press, the .

The Doves Type was commissioned by Thomas Cobden-Sanderson as a bespoke typeface for the Doves Press, the London printing company he co-founded with Emery Walker in 1900. A modern take on a Venetian serif, it took two years to create and was used in all of the Press’s publications, including books of verse by Shakespeare and Milton and the Doves Bible, which featured drop caps by Edward Johnston.

This highly researched work is the most authoritative account of the first and most famous private press of the 20th century - The Doves Press. Starting its operation in the wake of William Morris, the Doves Press became a major influence in the development of modern book design.

Marianne Tidcombe reveals the intriguing story of the cutting of the famous Dove's Type, the printing of Paradise Lost, Paradise Regain'd, and The English Bible. Also included is the saga of Cobden-Sanderson's short and stormy partnership with Emery Walker.

This work contains eight pages of color illustrations with over 100 black and white illustrations. A detailed descriptive bibliography of all the books and papers printed at the Doves Press along with a list of all ephemeral items is provided. Marianne Tidcombe has spent over 30 years researching the Doves Press. This work is co-published with The British Library.

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