Stationery and Bookselling. Special Spring Number. A select Directory to the Leading Firms dealing in Paper, Commercial and Fancy Stationery, Books, Fine Art Publications, Photographs [...] with specially written articles [....].

J. S. Morriss, editor [Stationery and Bookselling; trade directory; British publishing; printing; bookselling]
Publication details: 
April, 1890. London: Published by J. G. Smith & Co., 165, Queen Victoria St., E.C.
SKU: 8070

4to (27.5 x 21.5 cm), 140 pp on shiny art paper. In original light-green red and black printed wraps. Tight, on lightly-aged paper, a little dog-eared at back. In worn and chipped wraps. Filled with striking and attractive engraved illustrations and advertisements. Illustrations include stock cabinets, book presses, printing presses, ledgers, notebooks, artists' materials, magnifying glasses. Long obituary of Edward Lloyd of Lloyd's News. Advertisers over one or two whole pages include Nops' Electrotype Agency; Eyre and Spottiswoode; James Upton, Chromo Almanack Printer; Wiggins, Teape and Co.; James Wrigley & Son, Ltd.; Fourdrinier, Hunt & Co.; Rock Bros. Ltd. Prize Medal Specialities; Meissner & Buch; Ernest Nister. Tipped-in illustrated leaf, headed 'Supplement to "Stationery and Bookselling," April, 1890', in 'The Ipswich Series of Printing Inks', by Edward Packard & Co., printed in ' "Ipswich" Bronze Blue'.