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Sir Francis Meynell and the Nonesuch Press

Ian Rogerson

Sir Francis Meynell and the Nonesuch Press

by Ian Rogerson

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Published by Manchester Polytechnic Library in Manchester .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Meynell, Francis, Sir, 1891- -- Exhibitions.,
    • Nonesuch Press -- Exhibitions.,
    • Privately printed books -- England -- London -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • London (England) -- Imprints -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Ian Rogerson.
      GenreBibliography, Exhibitions.
      ContributionsManchester Polytechnic.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ232.M596 R63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[62] p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4229839M
      ISBN 100901276111
      LC Control Number80510090

        Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell ( —J ) was a British poet and publisher and designer at The Nonesuch Press. He was the son of the journalist and publisher Wilfrid Meynell and the poet Alice Meynell, a . Abstract. In the late summer of Sir Francis Meynell suggested that Max join forces with him to revitalize The Nonesuch Press. They had met at the Savile through Ralph and Stephen Potter, who was being paid guineas a year by Max Reinhardt Ltd for general editorial advice.

      Although sometimes called a *private press, Nonesuch was a publisher’s *imprint, founded in by *Meynell We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. The Meynell collection comprises part of the personal library of the publisher, typographer and poet Sir Francis Meynell (), and includes around volumes. Meynell began his career in his father's publishing house Burns & Oates, and in founded the Pelican Press on which he worked with Stanley Morison, an early friend and associate.

      The Holy Bible reprinted according to the Authorised Version di NONESUCH PRESS; BIBLE; ENGLISH.) e una grande selezione di libri, arte e . Sir Francis Meynell and the Nonesuch Press: Ian (). Manchester Polytechnic. Library Rogerson: Books - or: Ian (). Manchester Polytechnic. Library Rogerson.


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Find more information about: ISBN:   Sir Francis Meynell, in full Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell, (bornLondon, Eng.—died JLavenham, Suffolk), English book designer particularly associated with the fine editions of Nonesuch Press, publications that were notable for the use of modern mechanical means to achieve results that rivaled the printing of handpresses.

His Nonesuch Press (founded ) was unusual in that Meynell used a small hand press to design books but printed them commercially, so that a wider audience could afford to buy quality fine-press books. Illustrations for some of these volumes were commissioned from E.

McKnight Kauffer RDI. Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell (12 May – 10 July ) was a British poet and printer at The Nonesuch Press.

Founded in in London by Francis Meynell, his second wife Vera Mendel, and their mutual friend David Garnett, The Nonesuch Press was established in the basement of Garnett's bookshop in Soho.

Nonesuch was unusual among private presses in that it used a small hand press to design books and then had them printed by commercial printers. The Holy Bible von Nonesuch Press) und eine große Auswahl ähnlicher Bücher, Kunst und Sammlerstücke erhältlich auf Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell was the son of publisher and literary editor Wilfrid Meynell and the poet and essayist Alice Christiana Gertrude (née Thompson) Meynell.

He was educated at educated at Trinity College, Dublin and became a printer, publisher, and poet. He founded Pelican Press () and Nonesuch Press ()/5(12). Sir Francis Meynell and the Nonesuch Press by Rogerson, I. ; Manchester Polytechnic. Used; Condition Near Fine in Near Fine outer plain card wrapper with cut-out (as issued).

Meynell, Francis, Sir, -- Bibliography. Meynell, Francis, -- Exhibitions. Nonesuch Press -- Exhibitions. Nonesuch Press (London, England) -- Exhibitions.

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Prospectus for The NONESUCH PRESS begins again. Sir Francis Meynell has the honour to announce its first book for many years. It will be a Coronation edition of SHAKESPEARE in 4 volumes dedicated by gracious permission to Her Majesty THE QUEEN.

It will be ready in May of Coronation year.(This is a prospectus for a book, not the book itself). Description. "English Printed Books" by Francis Meynell is a lovely illustrated book that presents a brief but cogent history of the British book trade from early times to the mid twentieth century.

It was published in by Collins in their famous "Britain in Pictures" series. The book has 8 color plates and 21 black-and-white illustrations. Sir Francis Meynell and the Nonesuch Press by Rogerson, I. ; Manchester Polytechnic.

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Everyday low Author: Ian Rogerson. In the years that followed, Sir Francis served in a number of public posts, contributed to newspapers and published a book on newspaper typography and “My Lives,” an autobiography, at the age of. Francis Meynell: | |Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell| (12 May – 10 July ) was a British |poet| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

Nonesuch Press: | |Nonesuch Press| was a |private press| founded in in |London| by |Francis World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

The Holy Bible de Nonesuch Press) y una gran selección de libros, arte y artículos de colección disponible en Francis Meynell was the founder of the Nonesuch Press and the author of 8 books.

His first wife was Hilda, née Peppercorn - professional name Saxe. His second wife was Vera (née Mendel). These details and other family relationships can be verified in his autobiography "My Lives", Bodley Head One of the great early books of the Press, and Stephen Gooden's second book commission, after the Nonesuch Anacreon of The fragile board covers (which the Press proprietor, Sir Francis Meynell, later admitted to be a mistake) are seldom found in anything approaching good or fine condition.