"An account of the foundation and development of the Beaumont Press and its first twenty publications. It is believed that this book, which takes the reader "behind the scenes" of book production, is the first of its kind."---from the Introduction.
The Beaumont Press was founded in 1917 in England, and published short works of many up-and-coming authors who are now part of the literary canon.
Authors published: Oscar Wilde (2), D.H. Lawrence, Joseph Conrad, John Clare, Walter De la Mare (2), John Drinkwater (2), Edmund Blunden (2), Robert Nichols (2), Arthur Symons (2), W.H. Davies, Richard Aldington, Herbert Read, W.W. Gibson, and Carlo Goldoni.