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2 edition of note by Francis Meynell on the format of the Nonesuch Dickens. found in the catalog.

note by Francis Meynell on the format of the Nonesuch Dickens.

Meynell, Francis Sir

note by Francis Meynell on the format of the Nonesuch Dickens.

by Meynell, Francis Sir

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Published by The Nonesuch Press in [Bloomsbury, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsNonesuch Press.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4550 .F37 Note
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6391861M
    LC Control Number39023830
    OCLC/WorldCa3475033

    The design of this text, the layout and the type was by Francis Meynell, the founder of the Nonesuch Press. Lacking the marbled slipcase. The Nonesuch Press specialised in limited edition and private press. They were unusual among private presses as they used a small Albion press to design the books, but had them printed by commercial printers.   Now the peerless Nonesuch standards have been revived in new editions of Dickens' most beloved works, introducing a new generation of readers to these masterpieces of literature, illustration and book design. The Nonesuch Press was founded in London by Francis Meynell in /5(12).

    It is important to note that the majority of the books published were limited edition. This idea of a limited quantity adds to Meynell’s focus on fine design. Over the course of the press, they published over books in this beautiful and mechanical style, and were responsible for the printing of the Nonesuch Dickens set. The Nonesuch Dickens. Nonesuch Press, private press founded in London in by Francis Meynell and David Garnett. Unlike most private presses, Nonesuch designs the books it publishes on its own small press but has production done by selected commercial firms. Nonesuch Press has followed a policy of publishing only books that are not in print or that exist in inadequate editions or translations.

    Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, Podeschi D Francis Meynell founded the Nonesuch Press, a private press that operated in England from the s to the s. Though Nonesuch editions were typically printed on machine presses and made available to a wide reading public, the Nonesuch Dickens was limited to sets. Francis Meynell, one of the founders of the Press, wrote that ‘it has been a book more full of anxieties than any I have ever tackled’ (Quoted in Dreyfus, p. 46). Nevertheless, the book became an unprecedented success for the Nonesuch Press; it was the most oversubscribed of .


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Note by Francis Meynell on the format of the Nonesuch Dickens by Meynell, Francis Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A note by Francis Meynell on the format of the Nonesuch Dickens. [Francis Meynell; Nonesuch Press.]. The Nonesuch Press was founded in in London by poet Francis Meynell, his wife, Vera, and author David Garnett (Gorman ).

Meynell wanted the press to be different than others at the time, and had ideas that a 20 th century press could be one that used “mechanical means to serve fine ends [using] the machine in printing [as] a controllable tool.”.

Nonesuch Press was a private press founded in in London by Francis Meynell, his second wife Vera Mendel, and their mutual friend David Garnett, co-owner of Birrell & Garnett's bookshop in Soho's Gerrard Street, in the basement of which the press began.

Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell (12 May - 10 July ) was an English poet and printer who founded Nonesuch Press. Meynell was born in London, the son of journalist and publisher Wilfrid Meynell and poet Alice Meynell, a suffragist and prominent Roman Catholic convert.

He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Meynell, Francis, [ Book: ] At 7 libraries. This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 56,) A note by Francis Meynell on the format of the Nonesuch Dickens Meynell, Francis, [ Book: ] At 2 libraries.

This resource. Nonesuch had been founded in by Meynell, his second wife Vera Mendel (who had provided the firm’s working capital of £) and David Garnett (whose empty basement at 30 Gerrard Street in Soho, where he had an antiquarian bookshop with Francis Birrell, had served as its first office).

The Nonesuch Dickens Nonesuch Press Bloombury [London] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. A few remarks on Nonesuch Press would be in order. Nonesuch was one of a number of small, independent publishing shops that opened up in London in the decade following World War I.

Founded by Sir Francis Meynell, his wife Vera Mendel, and author David Garnett in it released approximately titles per year up until Author: Tarquin Tar. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Meynell, Francis, ; Format: Book; 59 p.

; 24 cm. Charles Dickens, The Nonesuch Dickens (complete works), one of sets, 24 volumes, edited by Arthur Waugh, Hugh Walpole and others [Bloomsbury, London, The Nonesuch Press, 38] complete, plates throughout, including original steel plate, some endleaves a little browned, scattered foxing to edges and outer margins, Nicholas Wall bookplates to upper pastedowns, original variously.

Dreyfus Spine sunned (as always with this book), one sample a bit creased, otherwise very fine. This bibliography covers the first books and the first 10 years of the Nonesuch Press, which was founded in by Vera Mendel, David Garnett, and Francis Meynell, with the last being in charge of book production.

The book itself is a facsimile edition of the Nonesuch Dickens, and is published by Barnes and Noble. The book itself is in quality hardback. The "Great Expectations and Hard Times" Nonesuch edition has the spine bound in leather and the rest of the cover is cloth-bound [the color is blue-grey].The dust jacket is clear quality plastic/5(7).

"Designed by Francis Meynell, limited to sets Printed in Scotland by R. & R. Clark ltd., in a version of Martin's type specially cut for the edition." Each set is accompanied by one of the original steel plates or wood blocks made for Chapman & Hall's original editions of Dickens, in box with letter from the Deputy Chairman of Chapman & Hall attesting the authenticity of the woodcut.

A splendid production typeset by Nonesuch founder Francis Meynell, illustrated with five beautifully engraved title pages by Stephen Gooden, and handsomely printed by Frederick Hall at the Oxford University Press. The printing of the famous five-volume Nonesuch Bible began in with The Apocrypha (becoming.

Nonesuch Press was founded in by Francis Meynell, together with David Garnett and Vera Mendel. The Press passed to George Macy inbut Meynell took control again from the 's to the mid's, when the press finally closed.

The Week-End Book [Francis Meynell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A delightful little book for week-enders young or old, guest or host, married or 4/5(13). About this Item: The Heritage Press, The Nonesuch Press; New York and London, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition.

Tall 8vo, xliv, pgs. Decorated cover is lightly rubbed,else near VG-VG+ in plain publisher's slipcase. Interior is very clean and tight. The plates and wood blocks were then dispersed one per set, creating a limitation of The pleasant rainbow of colors by the bindings, the thoroughness of the scholarship, etc.

made The Nonesuch Dickens an immediate hit with book collectors, and it remains. The Nonesuch Press was founded in London by Francis Meynell in Applying the refinement and expertise of the private press aesthetic to commercial publishing, Nonesuch books were among the most elegant and treasured volumes produced in the first half of the twentieth century.

The plates and wood blocks were then dispersed one per set, creating a limitation of The pleasant rainbow of colors by the bindings, the thoroughness of the scholarship, etc.

made The Nonesuch Dickens an immediate hit with book collectors, and it remains so to this day. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers. Nonesuch has all of these in bucket loads, operating as a private press from all the way through to the mids, under the helm of Francis Meynell, Vera Mendel, and David Garnett.

Add to this, a flair for independent, even unconventional relationship to mainstream publishing - which is exactly what Nonesuch delivered.Also includes clothbound Nonesuch Dickensia and wrappered Sample Pages: The Nonesuch Dickens booklet.

Very Good+ overall with slight sunning to spines, a few head and tails slightly frayed (especially Printing Plate case and foot of David Copperfield), slight shelf wear, a few spine labels slightly chipped. An attractive set.A. J. A. Symons, Francis Meynell, Desmond Flower.

The Nonesuch Century: An Appraisal, a Personal Note and a Bibliography of the first hundred books issued by the Press (London, The Nonesuch Press, ). Number of copies.