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Book Description
Rare deluxe limited, numbered edition on handmade paper, one of fifty copies, this being number two; bound in a red, textured, full morocco Zaehnsdorf exhibition binding with two sets of plates (coloured & b/w.); five gilt-ruled raised bands with gilt titles & gilt decorations to other panels; gilt decoration to front & rear covers; gilt double fillet to cover edges with gilt decorative border to inside of covers over deep red linen-textured end-papers; tissue-guarded, hand-coloured aquatint plates after paintings by James Pollard; Robert Havell; C. Cooper Henderson; C. B. Newhouse; Thomas Rowlandson; H. Alken and others.
Dealer Notes
First Edition; Small Folio (over 12" -19" tall); Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition; Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut); light wear to edges of spines at ends; some creasing to one of the tissue guards (Vol.1 page158); Previous owner's armorial book-plate laid in( both vols.) Sir Harold A. Wernher of Luton Hoo
Author Cross, Thomas
Date 1904
Binding Hardcover (Full Leather)
Publisher Kegan Paul Trench Trubner and Co. Ltd.; London
Condition Very Good Condition
Pages xvi + 253 & xii + 250

Price: £850.00

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