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Annotated Reference Guide to Collectible Books

Dropmore Press

Bryant, Arthur. Historians Holiday.. Dropmore Press (1946). 550 copies; 25 specially bound copies, signed by Bryant on limitation page.

Nicolson, Harold. The English Sense Of Humour. Dropmore Press (1946). An Essay; 550 copies.

Shanks, Edward. Images From The Progresss Of The Seasons. Dropmore Press (1947). 450 copies; Decorations by Charles Berry. Printed on hand-made paper.

Sackville-West, V. Nursery Rhymes. Dropmore Press (1947). 550 Copies

Farnie, Henry Brougham. The Golfers Manual. Dropmore Press (1947). Being An Historical And Descriptive Account Of The National Game Of Scotland, By A Keen Hand [H.B. Farnie] And Originally Published In 1857, And Now Reprinted With An Introduction By Bernard Darwin. Wood Engravings By John Oconnor; 750 copies

Sandeman, Christopher. Thyme And Bergamot.. Dropmore Press (1947). 9 wood engravings by John OConnor, printed on a hand-press on hand-made paper by Hodgkinson of Wells, and bound by Evans of Croydon; 550 copies

De Quincey, Thomas. Revolt Of The Tatars. Dropmore Press (1948). Flight Of The Kalmuck Khan and His People From The Russian Territories To The Frontiers Of China; Illustrations, including endpapers, by Stuart Boyle. Introduction by Edward Shanks; 450 copies

Landor, Walter Savage. The Sculptured Garland. Dropmore Press (1948). A Selection From The Lyrical Poems Of Walter Savage Landor; Chosen and arranged by Richard Buxton. With 16 wood-engravings by Iain Macnab; 300 numbered copies on handmade paper.

Nyren, John. The Young Cricketers Tutor. Dropmore Press (1948). Comprising Full Directions For Playing The Elegant And Manly Game Of Cricket By John Nyren, And Originally Published In 1833 And Now Reprinted Illustrated With Wood Engravings By John O’Conner. With An Introduction By Neville Cardus; 750 numbered copies

Waugh, Evelyn. A Selection From The Occasional Sermons Of The Right Reverend Mossignor Ronald Arbuthnott Knox. Dropmore Press (1949). Sometime Scholar Of Balliol College And Fellow Of Trinity College Oxford; Domestic Prelate To His Holiness The Pope; 550 copies

Lockhart, Sir Robert Bruce. My Rod, My Comfort.. Dropmore Press (1949). Wood Engravings By J. Gaastra; 550 copies.

Sitwell, Sir George. On The Making Of Gardens. Dropmore Press (1949). An Essay By Sir George Sitwell With An Introduction By Sir Osbert Sitwell And Decorations By John Piper; 1000 copies.

Howe, Ellic. The London Bookbinders.. Dropmore Press (1950). 250 copies, printed on cream wove paper hand-made by Hodgkinson of Wells, bound in fawn buckram by the London Craft Bindery of W H Smith; Wood engravings by Gwen Raverat.

Cubbin, Thomas. Wreck Of The Serica. Dropmore Press (1950). Introduction By H.M. Tomlinson; With Wood Engravings By John Worsley; 300 copies.

Lockhart, R.H. Bruce. Jan Masaryk. Dropmore Press (1951). A Personal Memoirs; 100 numbered copies signed by the author and specially bound in blue Niger morocco, total edition of 500 copies;

Bury, Adrian. Shadow Of Eros. Dropmore Press (1952). A Biographical And Critical Study Of The Life And Works Of Sir Alfred Gilbert; 300 copies

Wilson, Sir John. The Royal Philatelic Collection. Dropmore Press (1952). Edited By Clarence Winchester; Two collotype portraits of King George V (frontispiece) and King George VI (facing dedication page), twelve colour plates, and numerous black and white illustrations

Sitwell, H.D.W. The Crown Jewels. Dropmore Press (1953). And Other Regalia In The Tower Of London; Edited By C.Winchester; 99 copies.

Hassall, W. O. The Holkham Bible Picture Book.. Dropmore Press (1954). With Introduction and Commentary By W. O. Hassall Of The Bodleian Library; Foreword By The Earl Of Leicester; Complete facsimile of a c. 1325 Bible En Image with 235 picture stories were prepared for a 14th Century Block-Book; 100 copies