ORNATA

John Grice

A book about, and featuring, printers’ ornament, ornamental types and a wide variety of other decorative elements used in letterpress printing, accompanied by an historically slanted commentary from the author/printer.

 

Evergreen Press, 2016

260mm x 185mm. 128 pages. 99 copies printed in a wide range of colours, with the main text hand set in Romanée, on white Zerkall mould-made paper, with approximately 80 full-page multi-colour illustrations and a great many smaller-sized ones. Quarter-bound in hand-finished faux-vellum with ivory Kashgar Silk sides, and lettered along the spine in gold. Housed in an ivory Kashgar Silk-covered slipcase lined with red Fabriano Tiziano Rosso Fuoco machine-made paper.

Price: £300   COPIES AVAILABLE

 

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