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Fine Press Books in Special Collections

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

About Ashendene Press

The Ashendene Press was founded in 1894 by St. John Hornby. The press was originally founded in Hertfordshire, England but moved to Chelsea in 1899. From 1915 to 1920 the press closed due to World War I. The typeface Ashendene Press used was made by Emery Walker of Doves Press and Sir Sydney Cockerell of Kelmscott Press. Ashendene Press closed in 1935. 

 

 

Books printed at Ashendene Press we have in Special Collections:

Secondary Sources

Below is a list of books about the Ashendene Press we have in Special Collections: