Hammer and Hand: An Essay on the Ironwork of Cambridge

By: Raymond Lister (1919-2001)

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LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, printed on laid, watermarked Abbey Mills, Greenfield paper. Oblong 4to. 8 5/8 x 10 1/8 inches. [vi], (42) pp. Half-title, frontispiece illustration, 20 captioned illustrations telling where in the city the objects depicted stand; text clean, unmarked. Quarter dark tan morocco, illustrated paper over boards, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight, LACKS the dust-jacket, spine faded. Muir Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. Very Good. A selected guide to ironwork throughout the city of Cambridge. "The decision to use a deeply toned paper was not an arbitrary one. It was found to be necessary to provide this stronger background to give the book cohesion; on a white paper the text pages and the drawings seemed unconnected." Crutchley. Raymond Lister was an English blacksmith-ironworker, author, artist, and the leading authority on Samuel Palmer, the British landscape painter, etcher and printmaker. During his career, Lister made the artistic ironwork for many buildings, including King's College Chapel, Cambridge, and founded the publishing company, The Golden Head Press. Crutchley, A Printer's Christmas Books, pp. 34-37.

Title: Hammer and Hand: An Essay on the Ironwork of Cambridge

Author Name: Raymond Lister (1919-2001)

Illustrator: Richard Bawden

Categories: Fine Press,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: Cambridge, University Printing House, Cambridge: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SFK418-018

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