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Fine Press Books in Special Collections

A guide to fine press books available in Special Collections and University Archives.

About the Doves Press

The Doves Press was founded in 1890 by  Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker in Hammersmith, a district of London. Walker is best known for creating the Doves type, which the press used in their printing. The Doves Press closed in 1916. Cobden-Sanderson famously threw the Doves type into the River Thames. 

 

Books printed at Doves Press we have in Special Collections:

Secondary Sources

Below is a list of books about the Doves Press within Special Collections: