Beatrice Warde (1900-1969).
Title Words in Their Hands: A Series of Photographs by Walter Nurnberg, with a Commentary by Beatrice Warde, For Friends at Christmas.
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Publisher Cambridge: Privately Printed at the University Printing House, 1964
Illustrator Walter Nurnberg.
Seller ID CH814-284
LIMITED EDITION of 500, printed on Ambassador white art paper supplied by Alex Cowan and Sons, blocks engraved by John Swain and Sons, endpapers from a design by Clarke Hutton, privately printed and bound at the University Printing House, Cambridge. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches. 22,  pp. 14 black-and-white photographs; text clean, unmarked. Textured black cloth gilt-stamped on spine, blind-stamped on front board, figurative end-papers designed by Clarke Hutton; binding square and tight, minor wear to cloth, else Fine. This book contains a series of photographs that show the human hand performing printing and binding operations in the production of a book in the mid-twentieth century. Reference: Crutchley, A Printer's Christmas Books, p. 31-32.
Walter Nurnberg, Beatrice Warde, Words in Their Hands A Series of Photographs by Walter Nurnberg, with a Commentary by Beatrice Warde For Friends at Christmas, Limited Edition, Fine Press, Brooke Crutchley, Cambridge Christmas Book