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Vale Press

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Corporate name headingVale Press
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See alsoFounder: Ricketts, Charles S., 1866-1931
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Founder: Shannon, Charles, 1863-1937
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Hacon, W. Llewellyn (William Llewellyn), 1860-1910
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Beginning date1896
Ending date1904
LocatedChelsea (London, England)
Field of activityFine books Letterpress printing
Special noteThe name Vale Press designates books pub. in London by Hacon & Ricketts, 1896-1904, designed, illustrated and printed by Charles S. Ricketts at the Ballantyne Press. The name Vale Press does not always appear on the vols. Cf. Ricketts, C.S. A bibliography of the books issued by Hacon & Ricketts; Tomkinson, G.S. Modern presses.
Found inSonnets from the Portuguese, 1897: (name not given)
University of Liverpool. University Library. Special Collections and Archives. Past Exhibits, searched July 18, 2012: At the sign of the Dial: Charles Ricketts and the Vale Press, 1896-1903 (William Llewellyn Hacon, 1860-1910 was a wealthy barrister who provided the initial investment in the Vale Press)
Wikipedia, 9 September 2016 (Vale Press; founded in Chelsea by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon; printed about 75 books; 1896-1904)