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– Out of Print –

For the last book edition overseen by Prof. Maryatt in the collaborative series started in 1986, we decided to examine the book as an icon. We looked at significant developments in 650 years of printing history using primary sources at Denison Library, including a Gutenberg leaf, and books printed by Aldus Manutius, Nicolas Jenson, John Baskerville, Giambattista Bodoni, Frederic Goudy and Sumner Stone. The result is a small library, housed in a bamboo tea caddy, showcasing the continuing importance of the book. The books were printed on either Somerset Satin or Rives Heavyweight. The books were covered either with bookcloth from Hiromi or were bound in leather or paper. The nine books are all 4 inches tall by 2.75 inches wide. The tea caddy is 4 x 5 x 9 inches. The number in the edition is 105 copies.

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