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Kyffin: A Celebration

Designed by David Vickers, Controller of Gwasg Gregynog, and printed by him on a Heidelberg letterpress cylinder press. The typeface is Monotype Bembo Series 270: the text cast in 14 point at Gregynog by Gerard O'Shea, from spools produced by Speed-spools of Edinburgh; the headings hand-set in 1 8 point, and the book printed on Zerkall 7624 Soft White, Smooth, 145^ gsm mould-made paper. Linocuts are printed direct from the original blocks.The endpaper design is from Sir Kyffin's original drawing for the special binding of Two Old Men, published in 198 1. The edition is limited to 360 copies, of which numbers 1-300 are for sale.These will be bound by John Sewell in quarter leather with hand-sewn silk endbands, titled in gold on the spine, and cloth sides blocked in black on the upper cover. Presented in a cloth-covered slipcase. Fifty copies, numbered 1-1., have been privately commissioned in unbound sheets, and provided to Fellows and Licentiates of Designer Bookbinders: the resulting bindings (which will be for sale) will form a travelling exhibition, illustrated by catalogue. Please enquirejorjurther details of these bindings.

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