Newtown: Bird & Bull Press, 2009. First edition. 4to, original black quarter morocco with blue-gold Japanese cloth impressed with gilt on the upper cover; red morocco spine label, gilt; housed in matching slipcase. 177, (3) pages; mounted intaglio frontispiece vignette; 30 pages of stochastically printed illustrations, often in color; 10 mounted stochastically printed illustrations; 4 folding stochastically printed illustrations; 11 fine intaglio printed plates; 4 mounted intaglio printed illustrations, including samples; printed in blue and black. Fine. . Item #7169
An exceptional example of fine printing from Henry Morris’s Bull & Bird Press, which published several different numismatic works over the years. This spectacular volume includes a number of examples of intaglio printing, including bank note vignettes, as well as actual samples of bank notes and documents. Number 144 of only 150 copies printed by letterpress on Zerkall mold-made paper. .