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John Fell, the University Press and the "Fell" Types - the punches and matrices designed for printing in the Greek, Latin, English and Oriental languages bequeathed in 1686 to the University of Oxford


Published by the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1967, limited edition of 1000 copies. Navy blue boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt roundel to front board under illustrated dustwrapper. Folio, 15.25ins x 10.5ins, xvii, (i), 278pp, colophon plus colour frontis and 22pp platers. Also 12 figures within the text. The last book to be set entirely by hand at Oxford, F / VG.