Title Waterways of the Fens: An Essay of the Commercial Archaeology of the Cambridge Region. With Drawings by Warwick Hutton.
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Cambridge: University Printing House, 1972
Illustrator Warwick Hutton.
Seller ID CH814-308
LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, printed on laid, watermarked Abbey Mills, Greenfield paper. 8vo. 8 x 6 7/16 inches. 69 pp. 2 maps, drawings throughout; text clean, unmarked. Quarter tan cloth, brown paper over boards, elaborate gilt design of a boat on front cover, spine titled in black; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. Very Good. Cambridge grew up hard pressed upon the wetlands known as the Fens. This book traces the commercial life that grew up around these wetlands over centuries. The shapes of the drawings were dictated by their subject matter, presenting a number of challenges to the page designer. Crutchley, A Printer's Christmas Books, p. 39.
Peter Eden, Waterways of the Fens An Essay of the Commercial Archaeology of the Cambridge Region, Warwick Hutton, Cambridge Christmas Book, Brooke Crutchley, Fine Printing, Limited Edition, Fine Press