The 1931 signed edition of 500 copies published by Sheed & Ward of London. Printed on handmade paper with Gill and Hague's watermark "ER" on the front free endpaper.
"An Essay on Typography by Eric Gill, comprising a Composition of Time & Place (p. 3) and chapters as follows: on Lettering (p. 25), on Typography (p. 61), on Punch cutting (p. 77), on Paper & Ink (p.83), on the Compositor's 'Stick', here called "the Procrustean Bed" (p. 90), on the Instrument (p. 97) and a final chapter on the Book (p. 105)." Item #1387.
Condition: Very Good+, light edgewear and rubbing to boards; with a handsome bookplate of the previous owner (a fine press printer) pasted to the front paste down endpaper; now in a custom made protective mylar jacket.