A COLLECTION OF 30 EPHEMERAL ITEMS FROM THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT AND THE ESSEX HOUSE PRESS.

(London and Campden: Guild of Handicraft and Essex House Press, 1892-1906). Mostly octavo.

Paper wrappers or unbound as issued. Printer's flower device, woodcut initials, and woodcuts of Essex House. One leaf a bit dust-soiled and with short marginal tear, one item a little foxed, occasional mild browning, dust-soiling, or minor creases, but the specimens in overall excellent condition, clean and fresh.

1. C. R. Ashbee, "A Table of the Arts and Crafts of the Renaissance." Third Edition. (1892)
2. November 1898 Guild of Handicraft announcement of their purchase of the plant and presses of the Kelmscott Press and the founding of the Essex House Press, with order form for its first book, "Treatises of Benvenuto Cellini."
3. December 1898 Guild of Handicraft announcement of their purchase of the plant and presses of the Kelmscott Press and the founding of the Essex House Press, with order form for its first book, "Treatises of Benvenuto Cellini." (Two copies)
4. May 1899 announcement and order form for "The Hymn of Bardasian."
5. June 1899 announcement and order form for "The Hymn of Bardasian."
6. September 1899 announcement and order form for "Pilgrim's Progress."
7. March 1900 announcement and order form for Shelley's "Adonais."
8. May 1900 announcement and order form for "The Poems of Shakespeare and Lyrics from his Plays."
9. September 1900 announcement and order form for Keats' "The Eve of St. Agnes."
10. October 1900 announcement and order form for "The Courtyer of Count Baldessar Castilio."
11. October 1900 announcement and order form for "John Woolman's Journal" and William Penn's "Some Fruits of Solitude."
12. January 1901 announcement and order form for Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard."
13. March 1901 announcement and order form for Walt Whitman's "Hymn on the Death of Lincoln."
14. April 1901 announcement and order form for "An Endeavour towards the Teaching of John Ruskin and William Morris: Being an Account of the Work and Aims of the Guild of Handicraft" by C. R. Ashbee, with three specimen leaves.
15. May 1901 announcement and order form for "John Woolman's Journal."
16. June 1901 announcement and order form for Erasmus' "Praise of Folly."
17. June 1901 announcement of the forthcoming publication of "Parentalia," in response to the proposed destruction of several Christopher Wren churches to make way for underground railways.
18. July 1901 announcement and order form for "The Essex House Song Book."
19. 1901 announcement and order form for "American Sheaves and English Seed Corn," with specimen leaf.
20. October 1901 announcement and order form for "The Psalter or Psalms of David."
21. November 1901 announcement and order form for Spenser's "Epithalamion."
22. December 1901 announcement and order form for "The Old Palace of Bromley."
23. December 1901 announcement and order form for "The Doings of Death."
24. May 1902 announcement and order form for "A Coronation Masque Entitled The Masque of the Edwards."
25. October 1902 announcement and order form for Chaucer's "The Flower and the Leaf." With an announcement of the Essex House Bindery under the direction of Miss Power, taking orders for special bindings.
26. February 1903 announcement and order form for "Parentalia," with (11 1/2 x 8 1/2") specimen leaf, featuring two woodcuts of churches.
27. June 1903 announcement and order form for Heine's "Selected Songs," with specimen leaf (these stamped with "Supplied by Bickers & Son").
28. May 1904 announcement of a June exhibition of works from the Essex House Press, accompanied by a special invitation to a June 7 private viewing, this with "Mr. G. D. Smith & Friends" written across the top.
29. November 1904 announcement and order form for Cicero's "De Amicitia."
30. December 1904 announcement and order form for "The Imitation of Christ."
31. Ashbee, C. R. "A Bibliography of The Essex House Press with Notes on the Designs, Blocks, Cuts, Bindings, Etc., from the Year 1898 To 1904." (1904) 24 pp. ONE OF 250 COPIES. Original illustrated wrappers.
32. [1905] announcement and order form for "Echoes from the City of Sun." (Two copies)
33. Christmas 1906 announcement and order form for Ashbee's "Country Schools of Arts and Crafts" and Ramage's "Essay on Dr. Johnson."
(CCS1931)

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A COLLECTION OF 30 EPHEMERAL ITEMS FROM THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT AND THE ESSEX HOUSE PRESS. ESSEX HOUSE PRESS.

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