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Mr C.H. St. John Hornby"s Ashendene Press.

B. H. Newdigate

Mr C.H. St. John Hornby"s Ashendene Press.

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    ContributionsHornby, CharlesHenry St. John.
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      The Ashendene Press was a small private press founded by St John Hornby. It operated from to in Chelsea, and was revived after the war in The press closed in signed by the artist. From Mr. Landmann’s own collection we received, among other interesting items, a limited edition of Goethe’s Faust, bound in parchment, and decorated with intricate initials. A limited edition of Horace’s Carmina Alcaica printed by St. John Hornby at his Ashendene Press was one of several interesting additions made. Art of the Book in the Twentieth Century: A Study of Eleven Influential Book Designers from to , The: Jerry Kelly: William T. La Moy: NS Art of the French Illustrated Book, –, The: Gordon N. Ray: Tobin A. Sparling: OS 9: Ashendene Press, The: Colin Franklin: James H. Fraser: OS Baltimore Bibliophiles at Fifty,


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Great English private press, the Ashendene, was conducted by C.H. John Hornby, a partner in the English booksellers W.H. Smith and Son. Hornby in met Emery Walker and Sydney Cockerell (Morris’ secretary at the Kelmscott Press), who encouraged and instructed him and helped in devising two types for Read More; private-press movement.

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John Hornby () was the founder of the famous Ashendene Press in and served as chair of the Hardy memorial committee after the author's death. It is an earlier draft with alterations and alternative readings. The Ashendene Press continues to be one of the most highly-regarded of the early British Private Presses, having given us such remarkable books as their "Fairie Queene" and "Don Quixote".

C.H. John Hornby () printed the bibliography of the Press inthe last work of the Press, and in the first edition it is difficult to obtain. Ashendene Press; Hornby, C. John. A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books Printed at The Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV-MCMXXXV.

Ashendene Press, First Edition. Signed by Author. Very Good. Hardback, original russet calf, press device in gilt on upper cover, house in a slipcase.

34 x 24cm. [10], pp. Number of copies signed by. Other articles where C. John Hornby is discussed: typography: The private-press movement: the Ashendene, was conducted by C.H.

John Hornby, a Mr C.H. St. John Hornbys Ashendene Press. book in the English booksellers W.H. Smith and Son. Hornby in met Emery Walker and Sydney Cockerell (Morris’ secretary at the Kelmscott Press), who encouraged and instructed him and helped in devising two types for his own.

Ashendene Press. Private press founded in by Sir St. John Hornby (). During the years & Ashendene Press issued 40 limited edition books. of which all were set by hand. Ashendene Press, together with the Kelmscott Press and the Doves Press, was the leader of the 19th-century revival of fine English printing.

Five Hundred Years of King Arthur: A Special Exhibition (Original Wood Block for the Ashendene Press, Printed on the Saul Marks Albion Press) [Charles Monell, W. Hooper] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Five Hundred Years of King Arthur: A Special Exhibition (Original Wood Block for the Ashendene PressManufacturer: Saul Marks.

Ashendene Press (ăsh'əndēn`), founded in at Ashendene, Hertfordshire, England, by Sir C. John Hornby and moved in to Chelsea, London. It was a leader (with the Kelmscott Press Kelmscott Press, printing establishment in London. Bookplates of C.H. John Hornby and John Roland Abbey.

DANTE ALIGHIERI. La Vita Nuova,small 4to, original brown paper printed wrappers, uncut, some wear to spine, overlapping fore-edges folded down by the case, half blue morocco gilt slipcase, no.

36 of 45 copies of Japanese Paper of an edition of 50, not for sale, printed in black. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook StoryTime with BrainyToon: Podcast for Kids NFB Radio Sermon Podcast Pauping Off All Steak No Sizzle Podcast Church of the Oranges Daily Chapel - Spring Vanities in Verse by John Gray, one of 57 copies printed on handmade paper Ransom #1.

This was the first book printed by the Marion Press. This was printed in Frank Hopkins' attic in the evenings after work and on weekends and holidays. while there he visited C H St. John Hornby of the Ashendene Press. Books to Borrow. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

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It is a Roman type, with many Gothic features. The folio “Dante,” the “Morte Darthur,” the Virgil and the other books which Mr. John Hornby has printed from it in black and red, with occasional blue and gold, are superb examples of typography.

Recently (9/6/13) we recieved the following regarding the All Saints Church building. The OS map pictured here shows us where the RTB stable block stood in Ebbw Vale and it was this land that was purchased by the Archdiocese in order for the new church to be built.

Started in by Sir. John Hornby. It printed from and then All its editions were set by hand. It is considered with the Kelmscott Press and Doves Press one of the finest in England. A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books Printed at the Ashendene Press, C.H. John Hornby. Ashendene Press.

Charles Harold St John Hornby (25 June – ) was a founding partner of W. Smith, deputy vice-chairman of the NSPCC, and founder and owner of the Ashendene Press. Early life. Charles Harold St John Hornby was born on 25 June at Much. decoration in the Kelmscott Press books, and literary elaboration of style he chose for his prose romances” (9).

Contains the bookplate of C.H. John Hornby, founder of the Ashendene Press, on the front paste down endpaper. The Poems of Mr. Bridges: A Brief and General Consideration. Portland, ME: Thomas B.

Mosher, The Legend of John Hornby book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. Other private presses that were established in Europe included, in England, Essex House Press, founded by Charles R.

Ashbee; Doves Press, established by T. Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker; Ashendene Press, directed by C. John Hornby; and, in France, Eragny Press. tions to the Ashendene Press Dante done for Hornby. After Morris’s death inhis collection of early books and manuscripts was purchased for £18, by Richard Bennett, who kept what he liked of the collection, consigning the rest to Sotheby’s.

It is likely this sale, on December 5,to which Hornby. The industrialists were: A. Gray, the Staffordshire pottery manufacturer, who employed Susie Cooper and Gordon Forsyth; C.H.

St John Hornby, the successful head of W. Smith, who also had an interest in fine printing and ran the Ashendene Press; Charles Richter, director of Bath Cabinet Makers and a member of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition.

The Art of the Book: A Review of Some Recent European and American Work in Typography, Page Decoration & Binding - Kindle edition by Bernard H. Newdigate, Douglas Cockerell, Ludwig Deubner, August Brunius, William Dana Orcutt, Charles Holme.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Art. Book Three, and has a three-quar-ter woodcut leaf & berry border and a large, ornate woodcut initial.

Very good. $ We offer this pair as specimens of the two proprietary typefaces designed for C. John Hornby. Both faces were designed by Emery Walker (along with Sydney Cockerell for the Subiaco, which was cut by Edward Prince). The Fleuron. A Journal of Typography.

London: The Fleuron, 'The Typography of the 'Nineties', ‘On decorative printing in America’, ‘Mr. C.H. John Hornby's Ashendene Press’. etc. See: Grant Shipcott. Typographical Periodicals Between the Wars: A Critique of The Fleuron, Signature and Typography.

A Critique of The. Ashendene Press.- Hornby () A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV-MCMXXXV, number of copies signed by the author/printer, printed in red and black in Ptolemy type, plates, illustrations and specimen leaves, some folding, a few with initials supplied by hand by Graily Hewitt, 2 errata leaves tipped in at end, with 2pp.

after Charles Apparuit jam beatitudo vestra. Incipit vita nova. For Tutte le Opere di Dante, published Ashendene Press, Museum Number E One of one hundred copies on Batchelor paper, with a further twenty copies printed on vellum, printed by St John Hornby in Chelsea.

This was "the first book with marginal notes printed in red. The beautiful large initials, also printed in red, were designed for me by Eric Gill" (The Ashendene Press. Book Trade History: £ [ C.H. St John Hornby, printer (Ashendene Press, etc) and collector ] Sotheby & Co.

Catalogue of the Important Collections mainly of the Writings of Charles Dickens and of other XIX Century Authors forming part of the Library of Thomas Hatton Illustrated copy. Two wood-blocks used by the Ashendene Press (W. Hooper and G. Raverat). Presented by Mr C. Hornby. Anthony Devis, six drawings.

Presented by the Ven. Archdeacon of Lewes. Georges Loukomski, The Fountain of the Satyress: drawing. Presented by Mr William King. All because of Mick (Pegasus books series) by Hornby, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at way. John Hornby, setting a wonderful standard at the Ashendene Press, was an inspiration to all typographers.

But, in calling on Smith and Eric Gill to redesign the lettering of W. Smith & Son's shops, Hornby set an example which fortunately has been widely followed. Here was another commonsense application of beauty to. Chelsea: Printed by John Hornby at the Ashendene Press, May, Folio. Printed in black, red and blue.

Illustrated throughout without by W.H. Hooper and J.B. Swain after drawings of Charles M. Gere and Margaret Gere. Original brown morocco, spine gilt. ASHENDENE PRESS.

Vita di Santa Chiara Vergine, a late fif­ teenth-century life of Saint Clare, printed from the original manu­ script in by C. John Hornby, is the sixth Ashendene Press imprint to join our collec­ tions.

BLAKE, WILLIAM. The Trianon Press has recently made available a facsimile edition of. Blake’s Illus­. The text of the book provides an excellent historical background to the study of type history, but the primary value of this book is its illustrations.

Each entry consists of a double-page spread showing three-fold photographic reproductions of the relevant types - a whole page of the book to show context, an actual-size sample to show scale. JOHNSON, FOSTER MACY. Charles Harry St. John Hornby, English Gentleman, Meriden: Bayberry Hill Press8vo, original cloth-backed decorative paper boards.

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