Journal of the Printing-Office at Strawberry Hill
Limited edition, "Now First Printed from the MS. of Horace Walpole"
First edition, limited to 650 copies. Printed on Arnold Unbleached hand-made paper. Hardback, quarter leather with title label to spine and paper covered boards. Page edges untrimmed. 27 × 20cm, ix , 150pp.
Illustrated with frontispiece, title page device and 11 other facsimile plates, this book is printed from Walpole's manuscript journal of the Strawberry Hill Press from 1757 to 1789. It is an interesting account of the notes that Walpole kept and is useful for its bibliographic information.
This copy is in good condition. The leather is scuffed to the joints and spine ends, and there is some rubbing and marking to the boards. The contents are in very good condition, and the inner binding is secure. All plates are present.