London, England: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1928. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Item #26635
(24) pages; black and white illustrated including a cover piece from a Curwen Press production. A vehicle for the advertisement of publications of The Bodley Head, with excerpts or illustrations from books by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe, Muriel Hine, Selma Whitehouse, Andrew Clark, F.E. Mills Young and other pieces. With essay on the illustrator Alastair by Richard Thoma. This is followed by a section of illustrations printed on glossy paper, by John Austen, Harry Clarke, Norman Tealby, Frank C. Pape, Ernest H. Shepard, Alastair, Colonel A.I.R. Glasfurd, H. Alker Tripp, and a single page with (5) Bodley Head illustrated bindings. Including the Impressions essay, A Chadband Barnacle Censorship by "Mortimer Middlebrow" and a miscellany of publishing & writers' news in a books & authors section. Shorter inserts include books found on the then-current Bodley Head List, with author, title, short descriptions, size, price and information on limitation, special or illustrated copies. Printed by the London and Norwich Press, Limited. Approx. 8 1/2" x 10 3/4" size; stapled illustrated paper covers. Some edge, tips wear; old fold line at center; a little spotting and paper-crinkling; in good condition and with useful bibliographic publishing & printing information regarding these publications.